Tuesday, April 9th: ABLE Accounts vs. Special Needs Trusts

Presented by McAndrews Law Offices, P.C. in conjunction with The Arc of Cumberland & Perry Counties McAndrews Law Offices will be joining The Arc of Cumberland & Perry Counties to host an informative financial presentation for families and other interested persons. This session will provide an overview of ABLE Accounts in Pennsylvania and when this…

April 25th, 2019: IEP and 504 Plan Legal Workshop

Strengthen Your School’s IEP and 504 Plan Process and Protect Student Rights NBI: National Business Institute Seminar Program Description from NBI’s website: IEPs and 504 plans are essential tools to ensure positive learning outcomes for many students. They also have the potential to cause legal issues for schools if they aren’t properly planned and carried…

March 22nd: Philadelphia Intellectual disAbility Services 27th Annual “My City, My Place” Brighter Futures Awards Ceremony

THEME: Don’t Limit Me: Charting My LifeCourse Around My Abilities   Kimberly Caputo, Esq. will be representing McAndrews Law Offices at the event’s exhibit and resource fair! WHEN: Friday, March 22nd, 2019 TIME: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm WHERE: Philadelphia 201 Hotel (formerly Sheraton Philadelphia), 201 North 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 MORE:  From the Department…

March 6th, 2019: Free Presentation on Dyslexia & Orton Gillingham and an IEP Clinic

Hosted by Decoding Dyslexia, The Dyslexia and Literacy Network, The Children’s Dyslexia Center of Bloomsburg and McAndrews Law Offices, P.C. Come and join Decoding Dyslexia, The Dyslexia and Literacy Network, and Cathy Clements, Director at The Children’s Dyslexia Center of Bloomsburg, for a presentation on Dyslexia and the Orton Gillingham teaching approach. After the discussion, Michael…

February 19th: Research Based Instruction and Progress Monitoring

A free presentation hosted by SPELL: Supporting Parents of Exceptional Learners for Life, and Presented by Henry Young, Esq., lead special education attorney in McAndrews Law Offices’ Wyomissing Office WHEN: Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 TIME: 12:00pm – 1:30pm  LOCATION: Greater Reading Mental Health Alliance, 1234 Penn Ave., Reading, PA, 19610  MORE: SPELL – a learning and networking…

Delaware Law Weekly Announces New Shareholders at McAndrews Law

McAndrews Adds Shareholder in Southern Delaware Office McAndrews Law Offices selected three new shareholders, including Caitlin McAndrews in its Wilmington office. February 4th, 2019, By Aleeza Furman From Delaware Law Weekly / Law.com  McAndrews Law Offices selected three new shareholders, including Caitlin McAndrews, according to a press release. McAndrews works in the firm’s Southern Delaware and…

New U.S. Department of Education Initiative to Address the Use of Restraint & Seclusion

February 2019 The MLO Minute By Michael Connolly, Esq., Supervising Partner, Special Education Department, McAndrews Law Offices, P.C.  Many students with social-emotional and behavioral needs face the inappropriate use of physical restraint and placement in “seclusion rooms” as a result of inappropriate academic, social-emotional, and/or behavior supports and programming.  The repeated use of such practices…

February 11th, 2019: Special Education Laws Made Simple – Know Special Education Requirements and Procedures to a T

NBI: National Business Institute Seminar Are you looking for a seminar that spells out schools’ obligations and options under special education laws? Do you need a practical guide to FAPE, LRE and due process? This comprehensive course lays out the legal requirements and procedures, and examines the landmines to avoid. Learn from other schools’ missteps…