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    • Advocacy; Autism; Parma City School District; Special Education; Winkelman, Jacob
    • On June 6, 2005, Judge John M. Manos denied Plaintiffs’ Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings Based on the Administrative Record (and request for reimbursement) and granted the Defendant’s Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings Based on...
    • Parents seek right to argue case in court

    • Advocacy; Autism; Parma City School District; Special Education; Winkelman, Jacob
    • Plain Dealer (12/25/05): "Jeff and Sandee Winkelman hope the U.S. Supreme Court won't make them spend more of their savings on lawyer bills to get the education they want for their autistic son. After spending an estimated 30,0000 in legal fees...
    • Couple begin fight over legal rights in autism case

    • Advocacy; Autism; Parma City School District; Special Education; Winkelman, Jacob
    • Plain Dealer (2/28/07): "High court hears Parma family's challenge. WASHINGTON - Parents of disabled children should be allowed to go to court without a lawyer to challenge school systems' plan for educating their children, an attorney for a Parma...
    • Parma mom offer a hand to others in special-ed fight

    • Advocacy; Autism; Parma City School District; Special Education; Winkelman, Jacob
    • Plain Dealer (3/3/09): "Sandee Winkelman gained national attention in 2007 when the U.S. Supreme Court rules in her family's favor, giving parents the right to represent their children in special-education court cases without using a lawyer. Now...
    • Lawyers v. parents

    • Advocacy; Autism; Parma City School District; Special Education; Winkelman, Jacob
    • Plain Dealer (5/2/2006): "Brian and Susan Woods, who reached a favorable settlement after years of tortuous proceedings against the Akron public schools, now face a $10,000 fine for what the bar group [Cleveland Bar Association] calls the...
    • Lawyers group drops case against parents

    • Advocacy; Autism; Parma City School District; Special Education; Winkelman, Jacob
    • Plain Dealer (5/5/2006): "The Cleveland Bar Association says it will no longer seek fines from an Akron couple [Brian and Susan Woods] for going to court without a lawyer to help their autistic son." "The Supreme Court is expect to decide in the...
    • A victory for special-ed families

    • Advocacy; Autism; Parma City School District; Special Education; Winkelman, Jacob
    • Plain Dealer (5/26/2007): "On Monday the justices overwhelmingly agreed that federal laws regarding special education explicitly grant parents the right to challenge school districts' actions - and that such rights extend directly into the...
    • Parma schools' plan for autistic boy upheld

    • Advocacy; Autism; Parma City School District; Special Education; Winkelman, Jacob
    • Plain Dealer (10/4/08): "The Parma School District fulfilled its legal obligations when it created an education plan for an autistic child despite the objections of the boy's parents, a federal appeals court ruled Friday."
    • Bar Association battles parents

    • Advocacy; Autism; Parma City School District; Special Education; Winkelman, Jacob
    • Plain Dealer (4/27/06): "The Cleveland Bar Association is threatening to fine the parents of an autistic boy $10,000 for not hiring a lawyer when they brought, and largely won, a court case on their son's behalf four years ago."
    • Family to be repaid autistic boy's tuition

    • Advocacy; Autism; Parma City School District; Special Education; Winkelman, Jacob
    • Plain Dealer (3/9/2008): "Parents win ruling against against Parma district." "The parents of an autistic boy who won a U.S. Supreme Court battle last year against the Parma schools scored a potentially more valuable victory when a hearing officer...
    • High court backs family of autistic boy

    • Advocacy; Autism; Parma City School District; Special Education; Winkelman, Jacob
    • Plain Dealer (5/22/07): "Parents of disabled children may sue public schools over their children's education without hiring a lawyer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in a case involving a long-running feud between the Parma schools and parents...
    • The courts tarry, but the bills don't

    • Advocacy; Autism; Parma City School District; Special Education; Winkelman, Jacob
    • Plain Dealer (12/2/07): Article details that even though Sandee Winkelman won the right to represent her autistic child in federal court and is being upheld as a "folk hero" to disabilities organizations, she and her husband are still struggling to...

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