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Special Education Law and Advocacy
Washington, DC - October 11, 2003

The Virginia Legal Advocacy Center will offer its special education law and advocacy training on Saturday, October 11, 2003.

This training will be held at American University, Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Ave., Room 402, Washington, DC 20016.

The program carries a total of 6.5 CLE credits, including 1.5 ethics credits.

Download registration and agenda information from the Virginia Legal Advocacy Center website.

Presenters

Mary Kathryn Hart, Esq.
Malcolm B. Higgins, II, Esq.
Darrel Tillar Mason, Esq.
Peter W.D. Wright, Esq.

Competencies to be achieved:

  • Develop an understanding of which laws and regulations impact the education of students with disabilities, which students qualify for services, and how a student's right to a free appropriate public education is further defined by court cases.
  • Develop an understanding of the scope and breath of special education and related services available to students declared eligible to receive such services.
  • Develop an understanding of the special provisions for school discipline involving a student with disabilities and protections for students qualifying, but not yet declared eligible for special education.
  • Develop an understanding of various processes for resolving disputes concerning special education issues.
  • Develop an understanding of what is involved in handling your first due process; both the ethical considerations and practical pitfalls.

For additional information about this program including registration, please visit the Virginia Legal Advocacy Center website or contact Lori Battin at vcsdLAC@aol.com

Detailed directions from Map Quest. Simply put in your personal information in the start line and American University, Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Ave., Room 402, Washington, DC 20016 in the end line and submit.


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