October 22nd, 2020: Navigating Special Education During COVID-19

Heather Hulse, J.D., M.A., M.S., Partner and lead attorney in our Scranton office, will be the guest speaker for The Health Promotion Council’s Technology Assisted Children’s Home Program (TACHP) and The Eastern PA Special Needs Association (EPSNA) upcoming meeting! WHEN: Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 TIME: 10:00AM – 12:00PM LOCATION: The meeting will be held virtually…

New Study Finds Remote Neuropsychological Tests for Children to Be Effective

October 2020 The MLO Minute: By, Caitlin McAndrews, Esq. and Dennis McAndrews, Esq.    During the current pandemic, delays in conducting psychological testing of children with disabilities has often delayed the implementation of appropriate programming for these children, regardless of whether that instruction is conducted in – person or remotely. Most school districts and charter…

Bullying in Schools

October 2020 The MLO Minute: By, Michael Connolly, Esq., Supervising Partner of Special Education If you have watched the nightly news or read the newspaper over the past few years, bullying in schools across the country and its often tragic consequences are undeniable and sobering. Just this past month – September of 2020 – was National…

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…