Product Detail

Section 504 in Illinois
CE Test
$19.99 USD
This purchase is for online CE Test only
Product Details
Format:
Additional Participant CE Test
Author:
JOHN B COMEGNO II, JD
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
11/12/2020
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNT057165
Objectives
  1. Analyze what Section 504 is and to which students it applies.
  2. Determine how to use Section 504 to accommodate student disability in a lessrestrictive setting.
  3. Establish the similarities and differences between Section 504, IDEA & ADA.
  4. Specify child find obligations under Section 504.
  5. Explore the various procedural requirements under Section 504 and how they compare with IDEA.
  6. Determine when and how to appropriately accommodate behavioral issues.
  7. Explore case law under Section 504 and its implications.
Outline
Section 504
  • What is Section 504?
  • Purpose?
  • Effect?
  • Standards?
  • Different than IDEA?
    • How? Why?
    • Practical issues
Basics
  • Eligibility criteria
  • Less is More
  • “Litigation” eligibility criteria?
  • Employee accommodations
  • Private or independent schools?
  • Understand what the criteria is and means
Public School Practical Tools
  • Staff the 504 committee the right way
  • Parental consent
  • Evaluation or “assessment”
  • Information sources
  • Mitigation measures
  • “Placement”
Current Trends and Breaking Issues
  • What wins case? Or more importantly, how can we best address student needs? How to properly gather and rely upon needs-driven data to stay compliant
  • How are service animals a Section 504 issue?
  • Consent considerations. Do they need to sign it?
Transgender Student Rights
  • Legal considerations
  • Practical challenges
  • Relevant court rulings

Case Law Review

Section 504 vs. IDEA

  • Compare and contrast
  • Policy basics
  • Evaluations
  • Accommodations

Comegno Combat Rules

  • Staying safe

Student Records and Ethics

  • Access to plans?
  • Information
  • Who? How? When? Why?
  • Ethical considerations
  • Question and answer
Author

JOHN B COMEGNO II, JD

John B. Comegno, II, Esquire, is recognized nationally as a leading school law practitioner and lecturer, representing public and independent schools, as well as education vendors, throughout the country. John has litigated hundreds of IDEA and Section 504 cases. In addition to his practice, John serves as an adjunct professor of law, and lectures to and consults with educational professionals across the country. His Special Education, Section 504, and COVID-19 webinars have been viewed by tens of thousands of educators in all 50 states. His engaging and entertaining delivery, always advancing educational best practices, is widely sought for convention keynotes, professional conferences, and in-school professional development.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: John B. Comegno II maintains a private practice. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: John B. Comegno II is a member of the American Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Burlington County Bar Association, and the Camden County Bar Association.
Continuing Education Credits
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Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations.

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Course Level: Intermediate. Format: Asynchronous distance learning. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

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Audience
  • General Education Teachers
  • Special Education Teachers
  • School Administrators
  • School Psychologists
  • Licensed Psychologists
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • School Nurses
  • Related Service Providers
  • Other Helping Professionals who work with Children