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Special Education Law in Wyoming
Audio CD
$219.99 USD
$109.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Audio CD - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
5 hr 54 min
Details:
Multi-disc audio recording (5 hours, 54 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
JONI R KERR
Publisher:
PESI Publishing & Media
Copyright:
5/2/2014
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNA061420
Objectives
  1. Explain the major provisions of IDEA 2004 and the Federal Regulations.
  2. Define “Child with a Disability” and contrast it to the old definition.
  3. Discuss the provisions regarding child find, evaluation and special education eligibility.
  4. Describe the IEP process and components of an IEP.
  5. Explain the requirements and nuances of procedural safeguards.
  6. Determine appropriate disciplinary actions for students with disabilities.
  7. Describe the most common mistakes schools make and how to avoid court.
Outline
Overview of IDEA 2004 and the Federal Regulations
  • Top Ten Changes
  • New Definitions
  • Child Find Requirements for Students in Private Schools
  • Qualifying Students as Having Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Parents May Revoke Consent for Services

IEPs and IEP Team Meetings
  • Team Members and Participation Issues
  • Avoiding Trouble - Simple, Easy How-to’s
  • IEP Content Requirements
  • Writing Goals that Withstand Attack
  • The Transfer Student
  • Methodology and Personnel Issues
  • Amendments and Changes
  • Related Services
  • Extracurricular Opportunity
  • Least Restrictive Environment
Procedural Safeguards
  • Parental Participation - Making It Meaningful
  • Parent Rights
  • Procedural Defects - Avoiding Them or
  • Dealing with Them When You Didn’t
  • Completely Avoid Them
  • Independent Educational Evaluations
  • Prior Written Notice - When, How, Who and What
  • Revocation of Parental Consent
  • New Prehearing Procedures

Discipline and Behavior
  • General Rules
  • Understanding and Correctly Applying the 10-day Rule
  • Manifestation Determinations
  • Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans
  • Continuation of Services
  • Alternative Educational Settings
  • Changes in “Stay Put”
Author

JONI R KERR

Joni R. Kerr, is an attorney and member of the Law Offices of Joni R. Kerr, PLLC in Vancouver, Washington, She graduated from The Ohio State University College of Law where she was a member of the National Moot Court Team and the Order of Barristers. She clerked for the Ohio Court of Appeals. Ms. Kerr was in private practice in Omaha, NE as a civil litigator until she moved to the State of Washington. She began representing public school districts in 1991. Ms. Kerr’s practice is limited to representing public school districts and administrators in the State of Washington. Her work has included advising school districts with respect to special education, Section 504, student discipline and personnel matters. She represented the Third Congressional District on the Washington State Bar Association Board of Governors, and was elected WSBA treasurer during her final year on the board. Ms. Kerr has also served two terms on the board of the Washington Council of School Attorneys. In addition to providing inservice training on a variety of topics for school districts, she has presented at numerous seminars, including the Washington School Law Academy and the Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Joni Kerr is an attorney and member of the Law Offices of Joni R. Kerr, PLLC. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Joni Kerr has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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The planning committee and staff who controlled the content of this activity have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. For speaker disclosures, please see speaker bios.


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Audience
Educators, Special Educators, Administrators, Principals, Educational Professionals, Social Workers, School Counselors, School Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants