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Education Advocacy Program

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To learn more about our work in education advocacy, click here to view our Year-End Report for 2021.

Are you a parent or guardian of a child who is struggling in school because of difficulties related to the COVID-19 pandemic or other reasons such as a behavioral, intellectual, or developmental disability?  Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada provides advice, training, advocacy, and legal representation in Special Education to parents, guardians, relatives and Volunteer Education Advocates.  To learn more about the services we provide, please call us at 702-386-1070, option 6, or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

To view our brochure in English, please click here. To view our brochure in Spanish, please click here.

Section 504 is an accommodation plan that is provided to a student with a disability that affects the student’s learning but does not require special education instruction. The Individuals With Disabilities Act (IDEA) is an expansive federal law that covers eligible students with disabilities and ensures the opportunity to receive a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE). Students must be referred for an evaluation to determine if they are eligible for special education and related services.