Program Name: Education and Health Law Clinic
Collaborative Partners : Law, Social Justice and Government
DESCRIPTION: Formerly the special education clinic - The Education and Health Law Clinic was first established as the Special Education Clinic in 1995, provides free legal representation to indigent clients in special education, early intervention and school discipline matters. In addition, through a new medical-legal partnership (the HEAL Collaborative) with the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Outpatient Pediatrics Department, students in law and social work partner with medical professionals to address the legal and social needs of pediatric patients with disabilities and their families in an effort to improve overall child and family health and well-being.
Population Served: Grades K-8