January 22, 2016
AHLERS & COONEY, P.C.
HOT TOPICS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION LAW
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
Superintendents, Special Education Directors, and others with District-wide responsibility for implementation and monitoring of special education program
Building principals, counselors and school psychologists, education consultants, and others with day-to-day responsibility for developing and supervising implementation of IEPs
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
"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
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