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Section 504 in Illinois
Audio CD
$169.99 USD
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Product Details
Format:
Audio CD - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
5 hr 27 min
Details:
Multi-disc audio recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Authors:
CYNTHIA M. BAASTEN
COURTNEY N STILLMAN, JD
Publisher:
PESI Publishing & Media
Copyright:
11/17/2016
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNA061740
Objectives
  1. Identify the qualifying conditions warranting the development of a Section 504 Plan.
  2. Determine the difference between the need for a Section 504 Plan and an I.E.P.
  3. Discuss the legal concepts and protections found within Section 504.
  4. Explain the requirements for evaluations, behavioral accommodations/modifications and other supports in a 504 Plan.
  5. Describe common issues facing parents and school staff with regard to Section 504.
  6. Outline proper procedure for discipline of students eligible under section 504.
Outline
OUTLINE

Background and Basic Concepts of Section 504
 
  • Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA)
  • Office of Civil Rights (OCR) Enforcement

Eligibility Under Section 504
  • Comparison of FAPE Eligibility under Section 504 and the IDEA
  • Episodic and Temporary Impairments
  • Diabetes, Epilepsy, Life-Threatening Food Allergies, and other Chronic Conditions

Section 504 Protections
  • Duty to Provide FAPE Under Section 504
  • Section 504 Child Find
  • Evaluations/Reevaluations Under Section 504
Developing A Section 504 Plan
  • Sources of Information and Data Collection
  • Special Education Services, Accomodations, Modifications
  • Placement Decisions
  • IHCPS vs. Section 504 Plans
Student Discipline Under Section 504
  • Comparison of Requirements Under Section 504 and the IDEA
  • Student Drug/Alcohol Use
  • Section 504 Manifestation Determinations
Section 504 Procedural Safeguards
  • Parent/Guardian Notice Requirements
  • Maintenance of Records
  • Section 504 Hearings
Bullying and Harassment Under  Section 504
  • Bullying and Child Find
  • Bullying as a Denial of FAPE
  • School Investigations and Responses to Bullying Allegations
Section 504 General Non-Discrimination Requirements
  • When are Different or Separate Aids, Benefits, or Services Permissible?
  • Nonacademic and Extracurricular Activities
  • Retaliation as a Form of Discrimination
  • Recent Case Law Examples and Trends

Recent Case Law Examples and Trends
Author

CYNTHIA M. BAASTEN

Cynthia M. Baasten, is a partner at Engler Callaway Baasten & Sraga, LLC. Ms. Baasten practices in all areas of school law. Ms. Baasten received her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and her Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University of Chicago. She also earned a Certificate in Child and Family Law from Loyola Law School’s Civitas Program. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Baasten worked as a Certified Public Accountant for a public accounting firm in Chicago. After law school, Ms. Baasten completed a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Sophia H. Hall in the Chancery Division, Circuit Court of Cook County before entering private practice. She lectures frequently on special education requirements, student matters, and employment issues for clients, training programs, and Illinois conferences. She is a member of the National Council of School Attorneys and the Illinois Council of School Attorneys and was recognized by Chicago Magazine as a “Rising Star” in the areas of school and education law for several years.

Speaker Disclosures:

Speaker Disclosures: Financial: Cynthia Baasten is Partner at Engler Callaway Baasten & Sraga, LLC. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Cynthia Baasten is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association; the National Council of School Attorneys; and the Illinois Council of School Attorneys.

COURTNEY N STILLMAN, JD

Courtney N. Stillman, is a partner in the law firm of Hauser, Izzo, Petrarca, Gleason & Stillman, LLC where she concentrates her practice in the areas of student issues, special education and disability law. Before joining Hauser, Izzo, Petrarca, Gleason & Stillman, LLC, Ms. Stillman represented students with disabilities for 10 years. Ms. Stillman served as a member of her local board of education for 11 years and was president of that school board for six years. Before practicing school law, she practiced in the areas of corporate and tax law. Ms. Stillman earned a B.A. in political science from Manchester College in 1989, and graduated, summa cum laude from Indiana University School of Law in 1992. She is recognized as a “Leading Lawyer” in the area of school law and is licensed in Indiana and Illinois. She serves as a Section 504 hearing officer. Ms. Stillman regularly presents on topics of special education and student issues.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Courtney Stillman is Partner at Hauser Izzo, LLC. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Courtney Stillman is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association; and the DuPage County Bar Association.
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Audience
Teachers, School Administrators, Educational Paraprofessionals, Social Workers, Psychologists, School Guidance Counselors, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapist Assistants, Nurses, Speech-Language Pathologist, Other Helping Professionals that work with children