“He [Trent] qualifies for special ed services under an evaluation and diagnosis performed at Scottish Rite, but the District refuses to provide them unless his mother allows them to evaluate him for autism.

DISD began the testing, but then decided they needed to conduct additional evaluations to determine if the boy has autism. Bolton-Smith, who is a special education teacher who has evaluated students with special needs in the district, declined the additional testing, setting off an escalating response from the district, culminating in a lawsuit against her.



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