Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities. 

In April 2013, we celebrate our 15th anniversary of providing accurate, up-to-date information about special education law and advocacy on

Wrightslaw began on November 9, 1993, when The Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision on Shannon Carter’s behalf inFlorence County v. Shannon Carter.  To learn more, readThree Generations at the Supreme Court and The Untold Story.

Pete Wright is an attorney who represents children with special educational needs. Pete struggled with learning disabilities, including dyslexia, dysgraphia and ADHD. His determination to help children grew out of his own educational experiences.

Pam Wright is a psychotherapist who has worked with children and families since the 1970’s. Her training and experience in clinical psychology and clinical social work give her a unique perspective on parent-child-school dynamics, problems, and solutions. Pam has written extensively about raising, educating, and advocating for children with disabilities.

Pete and Pam Wright live on Stingray Point, Deltaville, Virginia. Read more about Pete & Pam – Up Close and Personal.

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