Ninth Circuit

Layna Crofts v. Issaquah School District Hearing Tomorrow

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The Issaquah School District will be at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals this Friday, November 19, 2021 for oral arguments in Layna Crofts v. Issaquah School District (Case # 19-35473).
Layna has been a fierce advocate for her children and others with special needs. Having your case heard by the 9th Circuit Court is one step before a hearing with the United States Supreme Court.
The 9th Circuit Court will address this question: When a child has suspected dyslexia, does a school have an obligation under IDEA to evaluate for this particular disorder and craft an IEP specific to dyslexia?
Watch the proceedings this Friday, November 19th at 9 am PST. This will be a 15 minute Q&A by the Court (oral arguments). You can watch it LIVE here:
Read the amicus brief from the Washington State Branch of the International Dyslexia Association:
Read full scripts and history of the case here via a search.

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