This seminar is designed for special education directors, superintendents, principals, administrators, board members, teachers, guidance counselors, attorneys, social workers and psychologists.
This one-day seminar offers a unique opportunity to gain valuable information and opinions from experts in the field on current special education issues. Recent court decisions will be thoroughly analyzed in non-“legal-ese” to provide you with the practical and relevant information you need to confidently and effectively handle the most challenging special education issues.
Topics to be discussed include:
• Recent Developments
• Third Party Billing Practices
• Helping IEP Managers Deal With Challenging Families
• Disciplining Students
• Data Privacy
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
I. Recent Developments In State And Federal Law Governing Special
A. Recent Changes In State Law
B. Reauthorization Of The IDEA
C. Recent Court Decisions
10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
II. Third Party Billing Practices
B. Recent Updates
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
III. Helping IEP Managers Deal With Challenging Families
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
IV. Disciplining Students With Disabilities
A. Suspension And Expulsion Procedures
1. Initial Suspension Requirements
2. Manifestation Determinations
3. Functional Behavioral Assessments
4. Behavior Intervention Plans
5. Expulsion/Exclusion Requirements
B. Implementation Of 45-Day Unilateral Removals
C. Student Discipline Under Section 504
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
V. Data Privacy Issues Related To Students With Disabilities
A. Authority To Obtain Data
B. What Data Should Be Obtained And Where Should It Be Stored
C. What Data May Be Shared And When May It Be Shared
D. Transfer Of Special Education Records
E. Destruction Of Special Education Records
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VI. Question And Answer