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Special Education Tips for Regular Educators

In this interactive workshop, Special Education attorneys Kristine Roddick and Ryan Fields will discuss the basics of special education services to help regular educators understand the law and their role in supporting the special education student.

Special Education Discipline

Special Education attorneys Rebecca Young and Alyssa Hicks will discuss how school districts can develop legally-defensible practices, procedures, policies and guidelines regarding the discipline of students with disabilities under the IDEA and Section 504.

How Are We Doing? Special Education Services A Year Into COVID

March 10th, 2021

Statutory obligations to provide instructional time and the accommodations and services needed to enable students with disabilities to access education remain in place. 

OSEP and OCR Release Guidance for Special Education During COVID

October 8th, 2020

Both federal agencies acknowledged the challenges faced by students, families, teachers and schools during this time.  Community and student needs are continually changing.  Nonetheless, schools must provide supports and services to students so that they receive a free appropriate public education as required under IDEA as well as Section 504. 

PDE Issues Updated FAQs Regarding Provision of Special Education Services

September 8th, 2020

Whether the plan is a full in-person model, blended learning model, or full remote model, there will inevitably be unforeseen circumstances as school entities implement their 2020-2021 reopening plans.

Applying IDEA and Section 504 in the Time of COVID

April 22nd, 2020

Services to be provided to students identified as eligible under the IDEA and Section 504 continue to be applicable during the time that schools are closed.

IDEA Procedural and Timeline Relief Recommended

April 15th, 2020

On March 31, 2020, state and local special education administration organizations recommended temporary relief for certain IDEA provisions due to the school closures resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.