Date of Birth: xx/xx/xx
Dates of Hearing: April 23, 2007 April 24, 2007 May 4, 2007
Parties to the Hearing: Parents:
District: Hollidaysburg Area School District
Transcript Received: May 9, 2007
Briefs Postmarked: May 30, 2007
Decision Written: June 13, 2007
Gerald Dambach, Ed.D Hearing Officer
Student is a xx year old Kindergarten student who has been attending [redacted] Elementary in the Hollidaysburg Area School District. He has a primary educational diagnosis of Autism and a secondary diagnosis of Speech and Language. He attended an Itinerant Autistic Support (AS) program for 90 minutes a week as well as Speech Therapy. He also received Occupational Therapy (OT). The parents removed Student from the Kindergarten program in December 2006 and placed him in a [redacted] Program for 2 days a week. 2 hours a day.
The parents requested this hearing. They allege that Student’s IEP was not being implemented and that his placement was not appropriate. The parents wished Student to be placed at the [redacted], a private school. While the parents raised the issue of implementation of the IEP, no question was raised concerning the appropriateness of the IEP.