January 6, 2016

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AHLERS & COONEY, P.C.
HOT TOPICS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION LAW
CLIENT SEMINAR
 
 
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
 
 
Friday, January 22, 2016
Des Moines Botanical Center
909 Robert D. Ray Drive
Des Moines, IA 50309
 
 
 
Note: We are charging a nominal fee of $100 per person ($75 per each additional registrant) to cover the basic costs of the seminar (e.g., room rental, food, and beverage) in order not to violate Iowa's gift law
 
Email registration form to mpendleton@ahlerslaw.com or fax to 515.243.2149
 
 
TWO TRACKS:
 
Administrative Level:
 
  • Superintendents, Special Education Directors, and others with District-wide responsibility for implementation and monitoring of special education program
Practitioner Level:
  • Building principals, counselors and school psychologists, education consultants, and others with day-to-day responsibility for developing and supervising implementation of IEPs
Joint Sessions:
  • Due process has been filed, now what? Includes a panel discussion of directors who have been there
  • Open Forum: Bring your best (non-student-specific) questions
Administrative Track:
  • "Hello, Mr. and Mrs. X": Who is a parent and what are their rights?
  • Everybody's Living, Learning, Working for the Transition: IDEA-Compliant Transition Planning for the 21st Century
  • Bullying and harassment of and by the disabled child
  • Eligibility Under the Federal and Iowa Systems
  • Meeting Students' Mental Health Needs
Practitioner Track:
  • It's Not Always a Group Hug (And That's Okay): Managing difficult IEP meetings
  • Drafting Defensible IEPs and PWNs
  • Law & Order: Special Education Student Discipline Unit
  • "We Can't Do That": What Is - And Is Not - Within the Scope of the IEP Team's Authority
  • "We Can Do That": Lesser-known Related Services and when to consider them

Beenken, Katherine

Shareholder
Phone:
515-246-0303

Bracken, Andrew

Shareholder
Phone:
515-246-0307

Reif, Rebecca

Shareholder
Phone:
515-246-0347

Van Heukelem, Miriam

Shareholder
Phone:
515-246-0342

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