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Special Education: A Legal Primer for the Non-Educator 2023

Product ID: CA3491W
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Endorsed by the Elder Law and Special Needs Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Time to hit the books

What rights do children with disabilities and their parents have when it comes to education? What obligations do schools need to fulfill when educating students with special needs? Special Education: A Legal Primer for the Non-Educator will help you do your homework on the state and federal laws applicable to special education and protections for students with disabilities.

A bright IDEA

Examine two of the main provisions regarding education for children with special needs – the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. You’ll review the eligibility requirements for each and assess how the two provisions differ.

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Pricing

Member $239.00

Non-Member $319.00

Credits

4 CLE

Date and Time

Thursday, June 08, 20231:00 PM - 4:45 PM CT

Add to Calendar 6/8/2023 1:00:00 PM 6/8/2023 4:45:00 PM America/Chicago Special Education: A Legal Primer for the Non-Educator 2023

Endorsed by the Elder Law and Special Needs Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Time to hit the books

What rights do children with disabilities and their parents have when it comes to education? What obligations do schools need to fulfill when educating students with special needs? Special Education: A Legal Primer for the Non-Educator will help you do your homework on the state and federal laws applicable to special education and protections for students with disabilities.

A bright IDEA

Examine two of the main provisions regarding education for children with special needs – the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. You’ll review the eligibility requirements for each and assess how the two provisions differ.

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Endorsed by the Elder Law and Special Needs Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin

Time to hit the books

What rights do children with disabilities and their parents have when it comes to education? What obligations do schools need to fulfill when educating students with special needs? Special Education: A Legal Primer for the Non-Educator will help you do your homework on the state and federal laws applicable to special education and protections for students with disabilities.

A bright IDEA

Examine two of the main provisions regarding education for children with special needs – the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. You’ll review the eligibility requirements for each and assess how the two provisions differ.

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Matthew W. Bell
Boardman & Clark LLP
Madison

Schedule for In-Person and Live Webcast - June 8, 2023 ONLY

1:00 p.m. : The History of Disability Law in Schools

1:30  p.m. : Section 504 and the IDEA- What’s the Difference?

  • Section 504
  • IDEA

1:45 p.m. : Public Schools’ Obligation to Locate and Identify

  • Child find activities
  • Referrals for evaluation
    • Mandatory referrals
    • Permissive referrals
  • School response to referrals

2:15 p.m. : Post Referral: The Evaluation Process

  • Identifying the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Team
  • Review of Existing Data
  • Comprehensive evaluations
  • Consent for Evaluation

2:45 p.m.  : Break

3:00 p.m.  : Eligibility Determination

  • The 12 eligibility categories
  • Reaching consensus
  • Independent Educational Evaluations (IEEs)

3:30 p.m. : Individualized Education Program (IEP)

  • Components of the IEP
  • The Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) Standard
    • Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District Re-1
  • Consent for Implementation
  • Annual review
  • Revocation of consent

4:00 p.m. : Procedural Safeguards

  • IDEA State Complaint
  • Due Process Hearing
  • Mediation

4:45 p.m. : Program Concludes

 

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8:30 a.m. : The History of Disability Law in Schools

9:00 a.m. : Section 504 and the IDEA- What’s the Difference?

  • Section 504
  • IDEA

9:15 a.m. : Public Schools’ Obligation to Locate and Identify

  • Child find activities
  • Referrals for evaluation
    • Mandatory referrals
    • Permissive referrals
  • School response to referrals

9:45 a.m. : Post Referral: The Evaluation Process

  • Identifying the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Team
  • Review of Existing Data
  • Comprehensive evaluations
  • Consent for Evaluation

10:15 a.m.  : Break

10:30 a.m.  : Eligibility Determination

  • The 12 eligibility categories
  • Reaching consensus
  • Independent Educational Evaluations (IEEs)

11:00 a.m. : Individualized Education Program (IEP)

  • Components of the IEP
  • The Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) Standard
    • Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District Re-1
  • Consent for Implementation
  • Annual review
  • Revocation of consent

12:00 p.m. : Procedural Safeguards

  • IDEA State Complaint
  • Due Process Hearing
  • Mediation

12:15 p.m. : Program Concludes

Following program start time, replay times may vary slightly.

  • Gain a better understanding of federal and state special education provisions
  • Assess the criteria for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504
  • Know what components should be included in an Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
  • Understand what obligations schools have when educating children with special needs
  • Identify the factors to be considered in making eligibility determinations
  • Education lawyers
  • Family law practitioners
  • Guardians ad litem
  • Guardianship attorneys
  • Civil rights lawyers
  • Government and municipal lawyers
  • Disability rights advocates

BOOK BONUS

Mental Health Law in Wisconsin: A Guide for Legal and Healthcare Professionals

Seminar attendees will enjoy a free two-week trial of the Mental Health Law in Wisconsin: A Guide for Legal and Healthcare Professionals Books UnBound® title and an invitation to save 20% on either a 1-year subscription to the Books UnBound title or purchase of the print book.* The Guide reviews a wide range of mental health and disability issues including discrimination and available benefits.

*Attendees will receive information to access the free trial and discount via email after attending the program. Discount applies to both print and digital Books UnBound® editions of this title and cannot be applied to previous purchases. Offer valid as long as CLE credit is available for this program. For Books UnBound users, discount may be applied to purchase of individual Books UnBound title only and may not be used on purchase of full library.

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By Timothy Clark on 4/28/2023

Format: In-person seminar

This was great.

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By Timothy C on 4/28/2023

Format: In-person seminar

This was great.