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Product Detail

Special Education Law in New York
Audio CD
$219.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Audio CD - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
6 hr 18 min
Details:
Multi-disc audio recording (6 hours, 18 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
JACOB FELDMAN, ESQ.
Publisher:
PESI Publishing & Media
Copyright:
5/2/2014
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNA060465
Objectives
  1. Describe the components and content of an effective IEP.
  2. Recognize common errors in IEP construction.
  3. Identify the factors that may indicate a duty to evaluate and proper responses to requests for evaluations and re-evaluations.
  4. Determine appropriate disciplinary action for students with disabilities.
  5. Define the significant changes in the newly reauthorized IDEA with due process, statutes of limitations and attorney’s fees.
  6. Discuss ways to avoid the most common mistakes made by special education professionals
Outline
Developing a Bullet Proof IEP
  • Composition of a Proper CSE
  • Mandated Members
  • Excusal of Members
  • Transition Services
  • Classification
  • RTI
  • IEP Format and SED Form Letters
  • Present Levels of Performance and Needs

Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Special Factors
  • Functional Levels and Needs
  • Related Services
  • Supplementary Aids and Services
  • Extended Day and School Year Concerns
  • Goals and Objectives
  • Placement
  • IEP Review
  • Amending the IEP
  • Common Mistakes in IEP Development
  • Home Schooled Students with Disabilities

Student Discipline
  • Suspensions/Change in Placement
  • Superintendent’s Hearing
  • Manifestation Determinations
  • FBA/BIP
  • Evaluations
  • District of Location/District of Residence
  • Initial Referral

Evaluations
  • Due Process
  • IEE
  • Reevaluation
  • Transfers - Students with IEPs
  • Access to Evaluation Data

Due Process
  • Procedural Safeguards Notice
  • Due Process Demand
  • Statute of Limitations
  • Resolution Sessions
  • Burden of Proof
  • Hearing Procedures
  • Attorneys’ Fees
  • SRO Appeals

Impartial Hearings
  • Common Mistakes
  • Witness Preparation
  • IDEA Miscellany

Author

JACOB FELDMAN, ESQ.

Jacob S. Feldman, Esq., is a partner in the law firm of Frazer & Feldman, LLP. He received his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School and his B.A. (cum laude) from Brooklyn College. Mr. Feldman is admitted to practice law in the State Courts of New York, the United States Supreme Court, the Second Circuit and the Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals, the Court of Federal Claims, and the Southern and Eastern District Courts of New York. He has handled the defense of public school districts in major federal and state litigation involving civil rights, age, race, disability and sexual discrimination matters, sexual harassment complaints, special education matters, complaints alleging First, Fifth and Fourteenth Amendment violations as related to the collection of school district taxes, and appeals to the Appellate Division, First and Second Departments, the New York State Court of Appeals, and to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. He has handled the successful defense of dozens of impartial hearings and appeals to the NYS Office of State Review and Federal Courts on behalf of school districts.

Mr. Feldman is a frequent speaker and participant in various special education law programs, speaking on topics including, “Developing a Bulletproof IEP”, student discipline, preparation for and defense of impartial hearings and Section 504, conducted by the Nassau County Bar Association, the Nassau-Suffolk Academies of Law, NYSSBA, the Long Island Association of Special Education Administrators, the Council of New York Special Education Administrators, PESI, St. John’s University, and school districts throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. He is the author of the “Read All About It” column, a monthly compilation of special education cases appearing in the Attorney’s Corner of the Frontline’s Directors’ Website. He received LIASEA’s 2010 Award of Distinction for his special education work on behalf of school districts. He has been recognized annually by Pulse magazine as one of Long Island’s “Top Legal Eagles” in the field of Education Law for the period of 2010-2019 and as a “Legal Leader – New York Area’s Top Rated Lawyers” of 2013-2019 in the fields of education and labor law featured in New York Magazine.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jacob Feldman is a Partner with Frazer & Feldman, LLP. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Jacob Feldman has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.
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Audience
Educators, Special Educators, Administrators, Principals, Educational Professionals, Social Workers, School Counselors, School Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants