California Special Education Law 2021

  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • By: Practising Law Institute
  • Practising Law Institute
  • Source: California
  • Education
  • Continuing Legal Education Program (CLE)

Why You Should Attend
This program is designed to provide attorneys, advocates, school district employees, and special education service providers with an understanding of the latest legal developments in special education law. Experienced faculty will review recent case law impacting California practitioners and then take an in-depth look at the legal and practical implications of these cases on students with disabilities and their educators.

What You Will Learn
• A review and discussion of COVID-19’s impact on the education of students with disabilities
• A look at case law that has emerged post COVID-19 school closures
• An analysis of student rights under distance learning plans
• A discussion, lead by practitioners, on the impact of COVID-19 on the classroom and what can be done to mitigate the impact on students with IEPs
• A technical and practical discussion of substantive and procedural rights under the IDEA
• A detailed look at systemic litigation in the area of special education, including when and how system-wide violations of special education rights can be addressed through litigation

Who Should Attend
This program is intended to have a broad reach. It is appropriate for attorneys, advocates, parents, or service providers interested in or currently assisting students/parents or school districts with special education matters. It is appropriate for both new and seasoned practitioners.