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Special Education Law in New York
Audio CD
$219.99 USD
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Product Details
Format:
Audio CD - 4+ hours   Instructions
Details:
Multi-disc audio recording (5 hours, 54 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
ED SARZYNSKI
Publisher:
Premier Publishing & Media
Copyright:
3/27/2014
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNA060160
Objectives
  1. Explain Child Find and how to comply with its requirements.
  2. Discuss functional behavioral assessment and requirements for behavior intervention plans.
  3. Explain classification eligibility criteria, particularly “Specific Learning Disability,” ADD, ADHD and “School Phobia”.
  4. Discuss how a CSE meeting should be conducted and what should be said and not said at a meeting.
  5. Describe the basic “stepping stones” in developing a legally defensible IEP.
  6. Discuss how disciplinary action can be taken against students.
Outline
Developing a Bullet Proof IEP & 504 Plan
  • Initial Referral
  • Initial Evaluation
  • Written Consent
  • Composition of a Proper CPSE, CSE, and 504 Committee
  • Mandated Members
  • Excusal of Members
  • RTI
  • Classification
  • IEP Format and SED Required Notices
  • Present Levels of Performance and
  • Needs ”MAPS”
  • Special Needs/Goals/Objectives
  • Related Services
  • Supplementary Aids and Services
  • Extended Day and School Year Concerns
  • Placement
  • Declassidication

IEP/504 Plan Review
  • Amending the IEP/504 Plan
  • Common Mistakes in IEP/504 Plan
  • Parent Withdrawl of Consent for Placement

Evaluations/FBA/BIP
  • Consent/Due Process
  • IEE
  • Reevaluation
  • Transfers - Students with IEPs/504 Plans
  • Access to Evaluation Data

District of Location/District of Residence
  • Referral, Evaluation, Classification, Services/IESP

Home Schooled Students with Disabilities
  • IESP

Student Discipline
  • Suspensions/Change in Placement
  • Superintendent’s Hearing
  • Manifestation Determinations
  • FBA/BIP
  • Evaluations

Due Process
  • Procedural Safeguards Rights - IDEA/504
  • Due Process Demand
  • Statute of Limitations
  • Resolution Sessions
  • Burden of Proof
  • Hearing Procedures
  • Attorneys’ Fees
  • SRO Appeals

Impartial Hearings
  • Witness Preparation
  • Common Mistakes

Top 10 Biggest Legal Pitfalls for School Personnel and How to Avoid Them
Author

ED SARZYNSKI

Ed Sarzynski is a partner in the law firm of Hogan, Sarzynski, Lynch, DeWind & Gregory, LLP in Johnson City, New York. The firm concentrates its practice in Education, Municipal and Labor Law, and represents over 50 school districts and Boards of Cooperative Educational Services throughout the State of New York. He received a B.A. degree from Hamilton College (Phi Beta Kappa), and a J.D. degree from Cornell Law School. Mr. Sarzynski is the author of the Hornbook of Topics, Analysis and Forms Regarding Children with Disabilities, Eighth Edition, which is widely used throughout the state and has been accepted by the Library of Congress. He has worked with IDEA and its predecessor (EAHCA) as well as Section 504 since its inception and has lectured at numerous workshops throughout New York state as well as at numerous national conferences, to administrators, teachers, board members, parents, attorneys and advocates on matters involving Special Education Law. Mr. Sarzynski has also been involved in numerous hearings, Commissioner and State Review Officer proceedings, and federal and state court litigation regarding special education. He was admitted to the bar in New York and the U.S. District Court in 1971, the U.S. Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court in 1980. His other writings include Disciplining a Handicapped Student, 46 West’s Education Law Reporter, p. 17, and The Importance of Knowing and Following Procedures Involving Handicapped Students, 16 Education Law Reporter, p.1. Mr. Sarzynski is a member of the Broome County and New York State Bar Associations, New York State Association of School Attorneys, the National School Boards Association of School Attorneys, and New York State Management Advocates for School Labor Affairs (MASLA).


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Ed Sarzynski is Senior Partner for Hogan, Sarzynski, Lynch, DeWind and Gregory, LLP. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Ed Sarzynski has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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Audience
Educators, Special Educators, Administrators, Principals, Educational Paraprofessionals, Social Workers, School Counselors, School Psychologists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants