September 24th, 2020: The Impact of COVID-19 on Those in the Disability Community

Nancy Potter, Esq. will be a guest speaker for ACHIEVA Family Trust’s Upcoming Live Webinar! WHEN: Thursday, September 24th, 2020 TIME: 10:00am – 12:00pm MORE: The advent of the Covid-19 pandemic has had a dramatic impact on all aspects of American life.  For people with disabilities, the impact has been particularly difficult.  This presentation includes…

Innovation and Determination Guide: Our Representation in the Current Pandemic

September 2020 The MLO Minute: By, Katie Ryan, Michael Connolly, Lesley Mehalick, and Dennis McAndrews These have been difficult times for everyone. The challenges faced by families, individuals, businesses, school officials, teachers, and vulnerable populations such as persons with disabilities and the elderly are unprecedented. These circumstances require all of us to adapt and adjust…

Transition Services Must Continue During Pandemic Says USDOE

September 2020 The MLO Minute: By, Dennis McAndrews, Esq. On August 31, the United States Department of Education issued a policy statement on special education transition planning to all public school and charter school officials, together with vocational rehabilitation programs. This major statement emphasizes that while “recognizing that COVID-19 has resulted in students accessing educational services…

IEP Development and Modifications as School Approaches During COVID–19: Issues to Consider and Traps to Avoid

September 2020: The Special Education Department at McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and Ryan P.C. continues to present “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 fifth presentation of the series entitled “IEP Development and Modifications as…

IEP Development/Modifications as School Approaches During COVID–19: Issues to Consider and Traps to Avoid

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 FIVE “IEP Development/Modifications as School Approaches During COVID–19: Issues to Consider and Traps to…

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

September 2020: The Special Education Department at McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse and Ryan P.C. continues to present “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 fourth presentation of the series entitled “Compensatory Education Issues During, Before,…