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(2015) 36th National Institute Post-Conference Symposium 2 - Special Ed Staff Development in a World of RTI, CCSS, PARCC and Other Acronyms (2015) 36th National Institute Pre-Conference Symposium 1 - Assessing the Threat: School Safety and the Special Education Student (2 Pamphlets; part A & B)
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States now emphasize a variety of instructional initiatives as schools face ever-increasing pressure to improve student outcomes. Get guidance on the legal issues involved when students with disabilities pose a safety threat – and best practices to respond.
(2015) 36th National Institute Pre-Conference Symposium 1A - Assessing the Threat: School Safety and the Special Education Student – Legal Considerations (2015) 36th National Institute Pre-Conference Symposium 1B - Assessing the Threat: School Safety and the Special Education Student – Best Practices
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In light of past tragedies and recent legislation, “threat assessment” has become a recommended practice to facilitate early identification of and intervention for a range of safety concerns in educational settings, including special education. Learn the best methods of conducting a threat assessment and why simply determining whether a threat was made and disciplining the student does not provide the scrutiny required.
(2016) 37th National Institute Post-Conference Symposium 2 - IDEA Discipline From the Ground Up (2017) 38th National Institute Post-Conference Symposium 2 - The Special Education Director’s Guide to Appropriate Use of Social Media
Price: $125.00
Price: $125.00
Alternative placements, in-school suspensions, manifestation determinations, short-term removals — these situations can be factually and procedurally complicated and time-sensitive, and they can present numerous opportunities for missteps by even the most experienced staff. The explosion of social media has created huge issues for pupil services staff who struggle to understand the practical and legal implications of their communications with students.
Assistive Technology: Key Considerations for Students With Disabilities Bullying of and by Students With Disabilities: Emerging IDEA and Section 504 Issues
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As more parents seek assistive technology evaluations for their children, IEP teams must understand why and how to consider students’ needs when making AT decisions. Bullying of and by students with disabilities has become an increasing subject of litigation against schools.
Co-Teaching and the IDEA: Meeting Students’ Needs and Communicating With Parents Fundamental IDEA Procedures Schools Cannot Neglect
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Co-teaching issues have made their way into our special education legal system. Seemingly minor IDEA procedural missteps can provide the springboard for costly parent-led litigation in special education.
Handling Complex Special Education Discipline Situations: A Framework for Decision Making High School Graduation for Students With Disabilities: Providing Transition Services That Are Meaningful and IDEA-Compliant
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Price: $250.00
Student discipline is one of the most challenging tasks that school administrators must carry out. OSEP guidance emphasizes the importance of preparing students with disabilities for “college, careers and independence.”
IDEA and EDGAR - Ensuring Your Grant Expenditures Meet New Federal Rules IDEA and Stay-put: Meeting Your Legal Obligations
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In July 2015, changes to Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) took effect related to procurement, time and effort, cash management, financial reporting and other grant management practices. 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.
Legal Issues Related to Social Media and Other Interaction Between Students With Disabilities and Staff Make Sure You’re in the Know: The Latest on IDEA Procedural Safeguards
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Price: $250.00
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter ... The explosion of social media platforms has created new legal liabilities for school districts, especially when it comes to special education staff who often develop close relationships with their students.
Although the IDEA’s procedural safeguards have been a cornerstone of the statute and regulations from their inception, judicial decisions and Department of Education administrative interpretations have resulted in evolving responsibilities for school districts.
More IDEA Compliance and Communication Strategies for Avoiding Due Process Navigating Transfers of Students With Disabilities: Your Roadmap to Compliance
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Price: $250.00
When addressing sensitive special education issues, conflicts can arise when school staff fail to communicate effectively with parents and other stakeholders. When students transfer in from another district or state, they often come with partial or out-of-date eligibility, evaluation and IEP information.
OHI 101: Establishing Eligibility and Avoiding Overidentification Practical Strategies for Implementing the Common Core in Special Education
Price: $250.00
Price: $250.00
The IDEA category of “Other Health Impairment” encompasses a range of conditions that aren’t spelled out, causing uncertainty among school staff regarding which students are eligible for special education and related services. Common Core State Standards are taking effect across the country, and now you need to figure out how to integrate the standards into special education.
   
 
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