Join The Campaign To End Restraint & Seclusion Abuse In Schools

STOP HURTING KIDS | maher law firm

Stop Hurting Kids is the national campaign to end restraint and seclusion abuse in schools. Restraint and Seclusion: Hear Our Stories (working title) is a new film by Dan Habib, Filmmaker at the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire. In the film, Jino Medina, Brianna Hammon, Helena Stephenson and Peyton Goddard describe the restraint and [...]

Autism 5K Walk & Family Fun Day

ASGO | maher law firm

Thanks to everyone that came out in support of ASGO and Central Florida families affected by autism!

Keeping All Students Safe Act (HR 1893)

On May 9, Congressman George Miller (D-CA), ranking member of the House Education & Workforce Committee and Congressman Gregg Harper (R-MS) introduced the Keeping All Students Safe Act, HR 1893, a bill to protect all students nationwide from restraint and seclusion. Please CALL your members of Congress and ask them to Cosponsor and Support the [...]

Autism 5K Walk & Family Fun Day

Autism Walk Flyer | The Maher Law Firm

Autism Society of Greater Orlando Is hosting it’s 8th annual 5K walk in the Orange County Convention Center’s South Concourse Everyone is invited to come out and support ASGO and the Central Florida families affected by autism

National Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Ribbon | The Maher Law Firm

The Autism Society has been celebrating National Autism Awareness Month since the 1970′s Autism is a developmental disability that commonly appears during the first three years of life, affecting a person’s ability to communicate and interact with others.   One in every 88 children in America is diagnosed with Autism. The Autism Society is asking you to [...]

April 2nd Autism Awareness Day

As A Tribute To Autism Awareness Day: The United Nations will host a series of autism panels and a reception More than 7,000 buildings, landmarks and homes around the world including the Empire State Building, Niagara Falls and the International Space Station are expected to be lit blue to honor World Autism Awareness Day on [...]

Disabled Children | Autism | Schools

Autism | Special Needs Children | The Maher Law Firm

Special Needs Children The abuse of special needs children in schools is an ongoing problem and can have tragic life-long consequences for the victims. The Maher Law Firm is committed to help these vulnerable children and their families. Often, after completing an investigation of specific claims, our team is able to show that there are [...]

Autism Society | AMC Sensory Friendly Films

Autism Society | The Maher Law Firm

The Autism Society and AMC Presents Sensory Friendly Films Get Up and Dance, Walk, Shout or Sing “The program provides a special opportunity for families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment.  The auditoriums dedicated to the program have their lights up, the sound turned down and audience members are invited [...]

Happy Mother’s Day from The Maher Law Firm

Parenting Tips and Ways To Support Fellow Parents In honor of Mother’s Day we would like to share another moving article by Maria Lin.  Earlier this week we featured an article she did titled  7 Things You Don’t Know About A Special Needs Parent.  She had such an overwhelming response to the piece, that she [...]

Autism Symposium | Steve Maher | Maher Law Firm

Autism Spectrum Disorder | The Maher Law Firm

Autism Symposium Brochure / The Maher Law Firm MODERATOR:  Steven R. Maher, Esq. SPEAKERS: Mark S. Kamleiter, Esq. Steven G. Lester, M.D. Patricia A. Maher, Ph.D. TOPICS: Role of the school system in ensuring a safe and appropriate education IEP process Navigating the system – a parent’s perspective How to recognize potential problems What to [...]