Special Education Boot Camp (On-Demand)

$169.00

This webinar will focus on the statutory framework and major court cases in special education law and practice. The participants will learn the fundamental and key provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA) and the education regulations implementing Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The participants will gain insight and knowledge how to effectively participate in Individualized Educational Program (IEP) meetings. The participants learn strategies to aid them in understanding how to navigate through a special education dispute between parents and school systems.

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Event Details

Course Type

Course Instructor

Torin D. Togut, Esq.

Original Date Of Course

General Credits

1

Course Description

This webinar will focus on the statutory framework and major court cases in special education law and practice. The participants will learn the fundamental and key provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA) and the education regulations implementing Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The participants will gain insight and knowledge how to effectively participate in Individualized Educational Program (IEP) meetings. The participants learn strategies to aid them in understanding how to navigate through a special education dispute between parents and school systems.

Principles

  • The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004
  • Implementing regulations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • The Individualized Educational Program (IE)
  • Highlights of significant United States Supreme Court decisions in special education

Syllabus

  1. Background of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  2. Similarities and Differences between the IDEA and Section 504
  3. Evaluations and the Eligibility Process
  4. The IEP Process
  5. Specific Learning Disabilities
  6. Least Restrictive Environment and Placement
  7. Disciplinary Procedures
  8. Dispute Resolution, including filing due process complaint, resolution session, mediation, due process hearing, and appeal.
  9. Highlights of significant United States Supreme Court decisions.

Instructor

Torin D. Togut, Esq.

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