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Is a school in compliance if a service is not provided because of lack of therapist?

Music therapy should be provided as a service agreed on the annual ARD meeting. The school has not been able to find a license therapist to provide the service. They only advertise the position for a couple of weeks.

Asked By: Just a Mom - 10/3/2007
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I'm really surprised the school district personnel agreed to music therapy when they didn't have the staff or position. We don't use the acronym ARD in our area, so I'm not sure what it is, but if it is binding you're correct, the school is out of compliance, and they should be advertising for a therapist, whether... More
Answered By: TeacherLady - 10/3/2007
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If your ARD is like our ARC then it is legally binding. The school is not in compliance and can be found liable. I don't know the liability issues of a Special Education teacher or a counselor doing the therapy. You should check on that. If not you need to have another meeting ASAP and take that out until you have... More
Answered By: jsprite - 10/3/2007
 
The school MUST pay for music therapy with a private therapist if they agreed to it. Do not remove it it is something everyone agreed the child needs.
Answered By: trisigma337 - 10/3/2007
 
If another ARD meeting is not scheduled and the service taken off, than they will owe your child visit for visit. If the ARD requires music therapy 3x a week for 30 minutes for a of total 20 weeks and it is not provide for five weeks, then when it starts again the school must increase to 4x a week to make up the... More
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Answered By: itchianna - 10/3/2007
 
is the school in compliance simple answer NO! They have to pay for this and if they can not find one then they are in default of ARD or IEP which ever one you have you do have the right to pick your own and they will have to pay for it you can contact an attorney in your area that specializes in this area their are... More
Answered By: etta lenn - 10/3/2007
 
Absolutely out of compliance. Call the Special Ed director, then the Superintendent and finally, the Department of Education. You have to increase their level of concern.
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Answered By: MissBehavior - 10/4/2007
 
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