December 9th – CASA Philadelphia hosts Jennifer Bradley, Esq. of McAndrews Law to speak at free presentation on bullying

CASA of Philadelphia County (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children) invites you to attend Bullying 101: Know Your Rights and How to Protect Your Child, a presentation by Jennifer Bradley, Esq. of McAndrews Law Offices. This presentation explores how children with disabilities are often targets of bullying. It is important to know that the Pennsylvania legislature requires school…

October 21st and 22nd – Tanya Alvarado, Esq., MLO’s bilingual attorney, speaks on the IEP Process

On October 21st and 22nd, McAndrews Law Offices’ bilingual attorney, Tanya Alvarado, Esq., gave two presentations on “The IEP Process: What Families Should Know.” Both Services Access and Management, Inc. (SAM) and the Parent Involved Network’s (PIN) Bilingual Support Group hosted Ms. Alvarado to speak with parents, advocates and individuals on educational services available to…

October 2015 – Heather Hulse and Joe McGettigan of MLO in PAJustice News!

Heather Hulse, JD, MS, MA and Joseph McGettigan, Esq. of McAndrews Law Offices were featured in this month’s issue of PAJusticeNews. The two were recently asked by CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children in Luzerne County to speak on Bullying: 101 Know Your Rights and How to Protect Your Child” and “How to…

October 16th, 2015: “Ethical Dilemmas of School Professionals Regarding Child Abuse”

On October 16th, 2015, at the Baldwin School, Specialists of Schools and the Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists hosted a workshop on “Ethical Dilemmas of School Professionals Regarding Child Abuse”. Pictured: Allyson McAndrews, M.Ed., Joe McGettigan, Esq. and Tanya Alvarado, Esq. of McAndrews Law Offices with speaker Dr. Linda Knauss.

“Depression — Let’s Snap Out Of Expecting People to Snap Out Of It” – They Mayo Clinic Mental News

Depression — Let’s Snap Out Of Expecting People to Snap Out Of It Posted by Micah Dorfner, Thursday, August 27th at 9:00am EDT MAYO Clinic News Network -Filza Hussain, M.D., behavioral health physician at Mayo Clinic Health System, provides some expert perspective on depression and our culture’s understanding of the subject. Our relationship with the…

October 9th, 2015 – The PBIDA’s 37th Conference on Literacy & Learning Disabilities

This past Friday, October 9th was the Pennsylvania Branch of the International Dyslexia Association’s 37th Conference on Literacy & Learning Disabilities where MLO hosted an exhibitors table and Heidi Konkler-Goldsmith, Esq. spoke on “Special Education: A Practical Overview for Families”. Thank you to the PBIDA and Delaware Valley Friends School for hosting this event that…

October 11th – 17th, 2015 is International OCD Awareness Week!

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is not simply being neat Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 Elizabeth Turk-Karan, Ph.D., Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania – For Philly.com How many times have you heard someone say, “I am obsessive-compulsive about keeping my house neat”? Yet, people with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) resent hearing…