About

What?  A one-day program that will provide a year-in-review caselaw keynote and various break-out sessions. The topics for this year’s sessions are (1) school-home considerations in developing appropriate IEPs; (2) interaction between school resource officers and students with disabilities; (3) legal obligations to children with disabilities in relation to ideated, attempted, or actual student suicide; (4) Section 504/ADA after the student transitions to postsecondary education; (5) public records in the digital age; (6) disaster preparedness and consequences for student with disabilities; (7) mental health and students with disabilities; (8) charter schools and students with disabilities; (9) IEEs; (10) FAPE for students in other agencies’ placements; (11) medical marijuana issues for students with disabilities; (12) technology and instructional access issues for students with disabilities; (13) physical restraint and seclusion of students with disabilities; and (14) legal ethics for special education attorneys.

When? Friday, May 10, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:50 p.m.

Where? Lehigh University, College of Education, Mountaintop Campus, Iacocca Hall, 111 Research Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015

Who? Administrators of private schools for students with disabilities, assistant superintendents, superintendents, intermediate unit directors, parents, principals, assistant principals, pupil personnel directors, special education and special education directors, regular and special education teacher-leaders, counselors, school psychologists, school board members, parent attorneys, school attorneys, private schools, mental health agencies, caseworkers, social workers, and hearing officers

Cost? $195 per person.

Registration and Agenda? When available on January 31, 2019 may be found by clicking here.

Contact? Theresa Freeman, Special Programs Facilitator, by e-mail to tfreeman@lehigh.edu