Vaughn Lauer, Ph.D
Vaughn Lauer is an Author and Special Needs Advocate. He has extensive knowledge of US federal education laws related to disabilities and more than thirty years experience applying these at the state, district and school levels. Front line positions in elementary and secondary institutions – including teacher, state department of education supervisor, district director of student services and others – informed Lauer of the dire need to better support parents’ in their collaborations with school personnel and inspired him to write “When the School Says No…How to Get the Yes!
Lauer also has a broad range of experience collaborating with local, state and national agencies and and has led multiple statewide initiatives including the California State Alternate Assessment. He holds workshops and professional development trainings across the United States and is regularly featured in magazines and on line forums.