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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 Avoiding Due Process: IDEA Compliance and Communication Strategies
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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. In special education due process hearings, the stakes are high, the emotional toll is draining, and the corresponding attorney fee awards can prove staggering.
Bullying of and by Students With Disabilities: Emerging IDEA and Section 504 Issues Co-Teaching and the IDEA: Meeting Students’ Needs and Communicating With Parents
Price: $250.00
Price: $250.00
Bullying of and by students with disabilities has become an increasing subject of litigation against schools. Co-teaching issues have made their way into our special education legal system.
Common Core Curriculum: Instructional Implications for Students With Disabilities Eligible or Not? Potential "Rule-Out" Factors Under the IDEA and Section 504
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Roll-out of the Common Core State Standards has begun, and educators across the country are being challenged to realign curriculum and address shifts in instructional priorities as they prepare for implementation. 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.
Evaluation and Eligibility: Evolving Legal Trends and Best Practices for Compliance Fundamental IDEA Procedures Schools Cannot Neglect
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Price: $250.00
When does a student qualify for IEP services? What do the courts say? And most importantly, what does it all mean to you? Seemingly minor IDEA procedural missteps can provide the springboard for costly parent-led litigation in special education.
Game On: Following OCR’s Guidance for Including Students With Disabilities in Athletics Handling Complex Special Education Discipline Situations: A Framework for Decision Making
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Price: $250.00
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. Student discipline is one of the most challenging tasks that school administrators must carry out.
High School Graduation for Students With Disabilities: Providing Transition Services That Are Meaningful and IDEA-Compliant IDEA and EDGAR - Ensuring Your Grant Expenditures Meet New Federal Rules
Price: $250.00
Price: $250.00
OSEP guidance emphasizes the importance of preparing students with disabilities for “college, careers and independence.” 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.
IDEA and Stay-put: Meeting Your Legal Obligations IEEs at Your Expense: What to Consider and How to Respond
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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. With independent educational evaluation requests on the rise, you need to understand your district’s legal obligations and the practical considerations of complying.
   
 
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