Compensatory Education Issues During, Before, and After the Pandemic: Effective Advocacy and Avoiding Missteps

The Special Education Department at McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and Ryan P.C. continues to present “Special Education and COVID-19: A Free Virtual Seminar Series” in the upcoming weeks to assist families facing educational issues related to the current health crisis.  PART FOUR “Compensatory Education Issues During, Before, and After the Pandemic: Effective Advocacy and Avoiding…

Advocating for In-Person Instruction for Your Child with an IEP

August 2020 The MLO Minute: By Michael Connolly, Esq., Supervising Partner of Special Education, and Dennis McAndrews, Esq., Founder With so many schools moving to virtual instruction, either full-time or part-time, students with IEPs cannot afford to be left behind any longer where such remote instruction does not provide meaningful benefit. While some school districts and charter…

NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA LAWYER ADVOCATES FOR IN-PERSON INSTRUCTION FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS

Advocating for Children and Their Families for Over 35 Years FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Allyson McAndrews, M.Ed., Director of Marketing, amcandrews@mcandrewslaw.com NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA LAWYER ADVOCATES FOR IN-PERSON INSTRUCTION FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS Scranton, Pennsylvania (August 2020): As controversy rages across Pennsylvania concerning the manner by which students will return to school, the rights of children…

Not All Special Education Attorneys Are As Qualified As You Think: Parents Should Be Sure Their Attorney is Competent

August 2020  The MLO Minute: By, Heather Hulse, J.D., M.S., M.A. Partner and Lead Special Education Attorney in our Scranton Office Special education law is quite complex and involves the understanding of specific federal and state laws, as well as educational assessments, educational programs, and progress monitoring. This is most certainly not an area of…

Maintaining In–Person Special Education Programming When Schools Close or Retrench

August 2020  The MLO Minute, By Dennis McAndrews, Esq., Founder, Michael Connolly, Esq., Supervising Partner of Special Education, and Kimberly Caputo, Esq.         School districts everywhere are struggling to decide how their schools might open for the upcoming school year. The options being considered run the full gamut from 100% virtual instruction…

Delaware Schools Reopening During the Pandemic

The Special Education Department at McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and Ryan P.C. continues to present “Special Education and COVID-19: A Free Virtual Seminar Series” in the upcoming weeks to assist families facing educational issues related to the current health crisis.  PART THREE “DELAWARE SCHOOLS REOPENING DURING THE PANDEMIC”: The third seminar of this series entitled…

Special Education Due Process During COVID–19

The Special Education Department at McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and Ryan P.C. continues to present “Special Education and COVID-19: A Free Virtual Seminar Series” in the upcoming weeks to assist families facing educational issues related to the current health crisis.  PART TWO “Special Education Due Process During COVID-19“: The second seminar of this series entitled…

Maintaining In–Person Special Education Programming When Schools Close or Retrench

August 2020: The Special Education Department at McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and Ryan P.C. will be presenting “Special Education and COVID-19: A Virtual Seminar Series” in the upcoming weeks to assist families that are facing educational issues related to the current health crisis. The first presentation of the series entitled “Maintaining In–Person Special Education Programming…