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COPAA is pleased to offer this 12 week online course to attorneys new to special education law or current law students. The training reviews legislated and litigated requirements for special education and related services for students who have disabilities. It is intended as an introductory skill building course for attorneys new to the practice of special education law.

 Export to Your Calendar 9/3/2020 to 11/19/2020
When: 09/03/2020
4:00 PM
Where: Online Class
United States
Contact: Ilana Lopez
8444267224708

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COPAA is pleased to offer this 12 week online course to attorneys new to special education law or current law students. The training reviews legislated and litigated requirements for special education and related services for students who have disabilities.  It is intended as an introductory skill building course for attorneys new to the practice of special education law. Participants explore in-depth federal law and case law and the importance of securing appropriate services and supports for students with disabilities.  Course includes reading and written assignments outside of the interactive live class. Please note that 24 hours of CLE Credits are provided for this course. 

Class Dates: Thursday, 9/03/20 - 11/19/20 

Class Time: 4:00 - 6:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time.

You should expect to spend 2-4 hours per week in addition to the live class on readings and assignments.

 

Objectives:

At the end of this course, the student will be able to:

 

1.      Demonstrate an awareness of the primary federal laws enacted after the early 1960s that continue to have an effect on special education and other services for persons with disabilities.

 

2.      List and describe the major features of the most important judicial decisions that deal with the educational rights of students with disabilities and their families.

 

3.      Demonstrate a working knowledge of the major requirements placed on the delivery of special education services by Federal (34 CFR 300) special education regulations.

 

4.      Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of case law and its application to the following areas of importance: such as (1) evaluation and assessment, (2) discipline/suspension/expulsion, (3) extended school year services, (4) least restrictive environment, (5) the definition of an "appropriate education,” (6) child find, (7) Individualized Education Program requirements; (8) related services  (9) stay put/pendency (10) compensatory education (11) residential placement/private school placement (12) state complaint  process .

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