June 6th, 2019: TRANSITION INTO ADULTHOOD – Special Education Transition Plans, Vocational/College Programs and Employment Issues

Free Call-In Seminar About the Program: Students with disabilities face unique challenges in moving from adolescence to adulthood. This session will discuss the obligations of public school programs to provide for transition planning in secondary schools for these students, together with the nature of the accommodations which are typically available in college programs in order…

July 31st, 2019: ABLE Accounts vs. Special Needs Trusts

Free Informational Presentation Lesley Mehalick, JD, LLM and Jennifer Simons, Esq. will be joining The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties to host an informative financial presentation for families and other interested persons. This session will provide an overview of ABLE Accounts in Pennsylvania and when this type of account may be appropriate, as well…

May 29th, 2019: Transition into Adulthood for Individuals with Disabilities: High School, College and Entry into Employment

Webinar Nancy Potter, Esq. and Dennis McAndrews, Esq. will be providing a webinar program for the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP). About the program: Students with disabilities face unique challenges in moving from adolescence to adulthood. This session will discuss the obligations of public school programs to provide for transition planning in secondary schools…

May 16th, 2019: Real Estate in a Special Needs Trust

The 2019 Fiduciary Education Foundation Conference Anthony Marone, Esq. will be a faculty member at the 2019 Fiduciary Education Foundation Conference. Anthony will be speaking from 11:20am – 12:20pm on “Owning and Managing Real Estate in Special Needs Trusts”. For more information, visit  http://fiduciaryeducationfoundation.org/schedule-of-events/  The Fiduciary Education Foundation sponsors an annual education seminar for Certified…

May 1st, 2019: Planning for a Family Member with a Disability and Special Needs Trusts

Free Informational Presentation Hosted by St. Monica’s All Abilities Ministry and presented by Jennifer Simons, Esq. and Lesley Mehalick, JD, LLM of McAndrews Law Offices’ Estates and Trusts Department, Topics include Special needs trusts, Living Wills, Guardianship for transition to adulthood, Guidance on financial care for older individuals, and more! WHEN: Wednesday, May 1st, 2019…

April 27th, 2019: Free Special Education Presentation

Hosted by Easton-Area Parent Support Group, Presented by Henry Young, Esq. of McAndrews Law Offices, P.C. April is National Autism Awareness Month. While this free workshop is not specific to autism, it WILL cover several areas that relate to students with an autism diagnosis. Topics include Discipline and Obtaining Appropriate Special Education Services. WHEN: Saturday,…

April 17th, 2019: Special Education and Estate Planning

Free Parent Support Group Presentation Northeast Support Group Navigated by Families welcomes individuals, parents, family members, friends of an individual with intellectual disabilities, Autism and all other different abilities to this informational event presented by  Michael Connolly, Esq. and Dennis McAndrews, Esq. of McAndrews Law Offices! WHEN: Wednesday, April 17, 2019th   TIME: 10:00am-1:00pm  LOCATION: Partnership for…