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Ashley Nyce

Visiting Professor


Ashley Nyce is a Visiting Professor of Law at Boston College Law School where she teaches the Child Health and Education Clinic. Prior to joining Boston College, Nyce was a supervising attorney and clinical fellow at Georgetown University Law Center where she taught in the Health Justice Alliance Law Clinic, a medical-legal partnership that provides holistic advocacy for children and families facing legal barriers that negatively impact health - including education, housing, family, and public benefits matters. Nyce entered clinical teaching following years in public interest advocacy with a focus on special education and child well-being. As a coordinating attorney in the Special Education Unit at the New York Legal Assistance Group, she worked with families and healthcare providers to advocate for appropriate educational services on behalf of students with disabilities attending traditional public and charter schools in New York City. Nyce also served as a Guardian ad Litem at the Children's Law Center where she provided comprehensive representation for children in Washington, D.C.'s abuse and neglect system. Prior to law school, Nyce taught third grade at a public charter school in Detroit, Michigan. 

Recent Publications

Children, Disability, and the Digital Classroom: Rethinking Access and Assistive Technology for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in the Digital Age (Connecticut Law Review) 2022.