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Special Education Law Update (2013)

Issues involving Special Education and related services are impacting a growing number of families and their attorneys. This timely program, featuring well recognized practitioners in Special Education Law, will present valuable information and practical pointers across a broad spectrum of topics, including:

  • Governing statutes & seminal case law
  • Obligations of School Districts:

    • Developing appropriate IEP
    • Mental Health issues and Child find
  • Procedural & Substantive evaluation of a case for FAPE Deprivation
  • Effective litigation strategies
  • Hot topics & recent case law developments
  • Life planning


Obligations of School Districts in Developing an Appropriate IEP

Fee Shifting under the IDEA – Analysis of Fee Awards

Effective Litigation Strategies

Evaluating a Case for FAPE Deprivation: Procedurally & Substantively

Preparing a Case for Appeal

Hot Topics & Recent Case Law Developments in the 2nd Circuit 

Life Planning for Families of Students with Disabilities
(Including Use of SNTs in Negotiating Settlements with School Districts)

Mental Health Issues and Obligations of School Districts under Child Find


Tara L. Moffett, Esq., Girvin & Ferlazzo, PC, Albany, NY
Tara Anne Pleat, Esq., Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC, Clifton Park, NY
Kerri Canzone-Ball, Ed. D., Director of Special Education, Ballston Spa Central School District, Ballston Spa, NY
Julie Michaels Keegan, Esq., Disability Advocates, Inc., Albany, NY
Layna S. Maher, NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs, Albany, NY
Moira Manning, LCSW-R, Albany County Department for Children, Youth and Families, Albany, NY
Jennifer Monthie, Esq., Disability Advocates, Inc., Albany, NY
Karen Norlander, Esq., Girvin & Ferlazzo, P.C., Albany, NY
Kenneth Ritzenberg, Esq., Young, Sommer, LLC, Albany, NY
Jay Worona, Esq.,New York State School Boards Association, Latham, NY

Total Credits: 7.00 | Skills: 3.00, Areas of Professional Practice: 4.00

Click "Add to Cart" to purchase full program or click a title below to purchase by topic.

 1  Overview Of Governing Special Education Law Statutes (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 0.50
 2  Developing A Quality IEP (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 1.00
 3  Fee Shifting Under The IDEA (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 0.50
 4  Effective Litigation Strategies in Special Education (2013)
Skills: 1.00
 5  Fape Deprivation (2013)
Areas of Professional Practice: 0.50
 6  Preparing A Case For Appeal in Special Education Law (2013)
Skills: 1.00
 7  Hot Topics And Recent Developments: Special Education (2013) Available with purchase of full program
MCLE Credit: 0.00
 8  Life Planning For A Student With Disabilities (2013)
Skills: 1.00
 9  Child Find (2013) Available with purchase of full program
MCLE Credit: 0.00
 10  Strategies To Address Behavior Challenges (2013)
Skills: 0.50
Non-Member Price: $275.00
Published Date:
  • November 22, 2013
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VDB81
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 4.0
Skills Credit(s):
  • 3.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 7.0