The information contained in the book "Do-It-Yourself Special Education Due Process, An Educational Guide" is not intended as legal advice but to provide a general understanding of the process from a purely educational perspective, as it pertains to special education for students with disabilities, parents of students with disabilities and attorneys who are new to special education practice.

Readers with legal problems should consult attorneys for advice on their particular circumstances, which may not be properly discussed in "Do-It-Yourself Special Education Due Process, An Educational Guide," due to space considerations. In fact, if at all possible, a special education attorney should be engaged if there is a potential for special education due process litigation.

"Do-It-Yourself Special Education Due Process, An Educational Guide" is not intended to – and should not – substitute for legal advice of any sort and should not be relied upon as legal advice. The information in it should not be relied upon with the expectation of an automatic or even an improved chance of a prevailing party decision in a special education due process hearing, nor does it promise or warrant any particular result if the educational tips contained herein are followed, whether they are used as written or used as modified by you or an attorney or advocate.

To attain legal advice as to the individual circumstances of your individual case, please consult with an attorney of your choice who is licensed in your state and knowledgeable about special education matters and the individualized history and facts of your particular case.