February 27th, 2020: Free IEP Clinic in Pittsburgh, Pa

Join Nancy Potter, Esq. and ACHIEVA – Beaver County for a FREE IEP Clinic and presentation on Individual Education Programs! WHEN: Thursday, February 27th, 2020 TIME: 5:00pm LOCATION: ACHIEVA – Allegheny County, 711 Bingham Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 MORE: RSVP is requested. Contact Julie Trbovich with ACHIEVA at jtrbovich@achieva.info . Attendees are welcome to bring their…

February 18th, 2020: Free IEP Clinic in Beaver County, Pa

Join Nancy Potter, Esq. and ACHIEVA – Beaver County for a FREE IEP Clinic and presentation on Individual Education Programs! WHEN: Tuesday, February 18th, 2020 TIME: 5:00pm LOCATION: ACHIEVA Beaver County, 105 Route 18, Beaver Valley Mall, Monaca, PA 15061 MORE: RSVP is requested. Contact Julie Trbovich with ACHIEVA at jtrbovich@achieva.info . Attendees are welcome to…

The Pertinent Need for Increased State Funding for Special Education

January 2020 The MLO Minute: By Nancy Potter, Esq. This month, Pennsylvania special education advocates jointly submitted a letter to Governor Wolf. Signatories include MLO Founder and Managing Partner Dennis McAndrews.  The letter urges Governor Wolf to increase state investment in special education in his budget for the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year.  Advocates for the more…

School Resource Officers and Special Education Students: What School Resource Officers Can and Cannot Do

January 2020 The MLO Minute: By Heather Hulse, JD, MS, MA Many school districts across the state of Pennsylvania are utilizing School Resource Officers (“SROs”) in school buildings.  It is important for parents and guardians of special education students to be particularly aware of the rights of their child.  It is also imperative for school…

January 23rd, 2020: Special Education Law – The Basics

Michael Connolly, Esq., Supervising Partner of our Special Education Department, will be a guest presenter at The Quaker School at Horsham’s Speaker Series Event! WHEN: Thursday, January 23rd TIME: 6:30pm – 8:30pm  LOCATION: The Quaker School at Horsham, 250 Meetinghouse Road, Horsham, PA 19044 MORE: For their next Speakers Series, The Quaker School at Horsham…

CHADD Conference in Philadelphia and School-Aged Children with ADHD

December 2019 The MLO Minute: By Jennifer Grobe, Esq. On November 6-9, 2019, Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) held its Annual International Conference on ADHD in Philadelphia, PA.  At its 31st Annual Conference, 1,100 professionals and individuals from across the country and around the world gathered to discuss ADHD and its impacts.  …