It is a very good idea to have the doctor's recommendation dated and in writing before filing taxes because unusual medical deductions may be noticed and questioned by the IRS.
The IRS states the following, under the topic "SPECIAL EDUCATION" in Publication 502 (Medical and Dental Expenses)
It may also be possible to deduct mileage and other travel expenses associated with working with a Davis Facilitator.
NOTE: Because tax laws are subject to change, it is always a good idea to check regulations for the current tax year. This page is based on tax regulations for the 2007 tax year. The information above is not intended as legal advice and may not apply to every situation.
We recommend that you seek the advice of a CPA or other tax professional concerning your tax situation. The purpose of this page is only to alert families to the possibility of tax deductions that might otherwise be overlooked.