Laura: I have a child that has been diagnosed with Aspergers and ADHD. She has an IEP and a support staff. However, the teachers have been complaining about her work refusal and impulsive behaviors/tantrums. She is very distracted. Although she is intellectually gifted and doing math and reading way beyond her grade level (reading at high school level), they are talking about having her repeat 4th grade. Many letters home allude that she is making ‘bad choices’ and that I am to work with her to get her caught up on her behind assignments. I am unsure if the IEP is being adhered to 100%. We are looking into a private specialized school for kids with her ‘diagnosis’ (at over $20K per year) because it doesn’t look like she will make it in her current educational setting. We really can’t afford that tuition. I have heard it said that if the school can’t educate the child, then they would be responsible to send her somewhere that can do it, and they would be responsible for the funding. Can you tell me if that is true, and how I would go about seeking an attorney for that??