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(2015) 36th National Institute Pre-Conference Symposium 2 - Section 504: The Big Picture (2016) 37th National Institute Post-Conference Symposium 1 -Section 504: Critical Compliance Issues and Updates
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Price: $125.00
A must for anyone wanting to understand Section 504! These materials provide an overview of Section 504 and a complete picture of the Section 504 FAPE process, from child find and eligibility, to creation of the Section 504 plan. Get an in-depth review of Section 504 requirements and case law trends, plus an attorney’s practical tips for improving your district’s Section 504 procedures.
(2017) 38th National Institute Post-Conference Symposium 1 - Preparing for Challenging and Litigious IEP Meetings Bullying of and by Students With Disabilities: Emerging IDEA and Section 504 Issues
Price: $125.00
Price: $250.00
Consultant and Special Education Director Larry Brunson walks you through steps to take before, during and after the meeting to diffuse challenging situations and ensure positive student outcomes. Bullying of and by students with disabilities has become an increasing subject of litigation against schools.
Creating Compliant Section 504 Plans for Students With Severe Food Allergies, Diabetes and Other Medical Conditions Demystifying OCR: Strategies for Responding to Investigations
Price: $250.00
Price: $250.00
As the prevalence of children with allergies, chronic health conditions and special health care needs rises, so do the legal and practical challenges you and your staff face when meeting students’ needs at school and school-related activities. Office for Civil Rights (OCR) investigations can be resource-intensive, complicated and unpredictable. Get an insider’s view of the process straight from a former OCR enforcement attorney!
Determining Section 504 Eligibility: Establishing Criteria, Following Procedures Eligible or Not? Potential "Rule-Out" Factors Under the IDEA and Section 504
Price: $250.00
Price: $250.00
When navigating through eligibility criteria and requirements established by Section 504, special educators must consider various rules and details to carry out the process effectively. Determining whether classroom or behavior problems stem from a potential disability, such as an emotional disturbance or merely from poor decision-making, continues to present significant dilemmas for school personnel tasked with assessing a student's eligibility under the IDEA or Section 504.
Evaluating and Serving Students With Medical Needs and Physical Impairments Under Section 504 Game On: Following OCR’s Guidance for Including Students With Disabilities in Athletics
Price: $250.00
Price: $250.00
Since the ADA was amended in 2008, OCR has identified two problems regarding Section 504 eligibility for students with medical needs due to physical impairments: 1) schools looking at eligibility only for students whose impairments impact the major life activity of learning; and 2) schools providing students with health plans when those students should have been referred to 504 instead. It’s time to play ball with the Office of Civil Rights and reexamine your efforts to accommodate students with disabilities in your athletic program.
IDEA and Stay-put: Meeting Your Legal Obligations Keys to Section 504 Compliance: Meeting New Requirements, Avoiding Common Pitfalls
Price: $250.00
Price: $250.00
Gain an expert’s guidance as veteran school attorney Isabel Machado explains the legal and practical implications of recent judicial and administrative decisions involving the IDEA’s stay-put mandate. The ADA Amendments Act resulted in changes to Section 504 that make compliance and implementation more complex.
Requests for Service Animals: Staff Training on Compliant Policy and Procedure School-Based Mental Health Services: Intervening for At-Risk Students
Price: $250.00
Price: $250.00
Requests for – and costly disputes over – service animals in schools continue to rise since the new ADA Title II regulations took effect. Schools are under more pressure to identify and serve students who are dangerous, emotionally disturbed or otherwise at risk for needing mental health services.
Section 504 Eligibility in the Wake of the ADAAA Section 504 Procedural Safeguards: Avoiding Errors, Omissions and OCR Investigations
Price: $250.00
Price: $250.00
The Office for Civil Rights is aggressively scrutinizing districts' Section 504 policies to ensure they incorporate changes in eligibility determinations enacted by the ADA Amendments Act. >The Section 504 regulations have long included a framework of procedural safeguards that school districts must have in place for children with known or suspected disabilities.
Section 504: What’s New, What’s Changing and How You Should Respond Students With Allergies and Chronic Health Conditions: Legal Considerations for Schools
Price: $250.00
Price: $250.00
What emergent Section 504 issues are just around the corner -- if they aren’t already staring you in the face? As the prevalence of children with allergies, chronic health conditions and special health care needs rises, districts face significant legal and practical challenges when meeting the needs of these students at school and school-related activities.
Using Evaluation Data to Create Comprehensive, Compliant 504 Plans Your Changing Section 504 Obligations ADHD Guidance and New ADA Regulations
Price: $250.00
Price: $250.00
What constitutes an appropriate evaluation under Section 504? What medical or other information do we need to collect? How do we weigh medical recommendations from a child's physician? Veteran school law attorney and 504 trainer Dave Richards answers these questions and more, starting with a thorough review of the Section 504 evaluation process.
Two big events in 2016 affect the decisions you make regarding Section 504 eligibility and services for your students: OCR’s Dear Colleague Letter from July concerning ADHD, and new ADA Title II regulations that took effect in October.
   
 
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