Tuesday, April 9th: ABLE Accounts vs. Special Needs Trusts

Presented by McAndrews Law Offices, P.C. in conjunction with The Arc of Cumberland & Perry Counties McAndrews Law Offices will be joining The Arc of Cumberland & Perry 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…

April 25th, 2019: IEP and 504 Plan Legal Workshop

Strengthen Your School’s IEP and 504 Plan Process and Protect Student Rights NBI: National Business Institute Seminar Program Description from NBI’s website: IEPs and 504 plans are essential tools to ensure positive learning outcomes for many students. They also have the potential to cause legal issues for schools if they aren’t properly planned and carried…

March 22nd: Philadelphia Intellectual disAbility Services 27th Annual “My City, My Place” Brighter Futures Awards Ceremony

THEME: Don’t Limit Me: Charting My LifeCourse Around My Abilities   Kimberly Caputo, Esq. will be representing McAndrews Law Offices at the event’s exhibit and resource fair! WHEN: Friday, March 22nd, 2019 TIME: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm WHERE: Philadelphia 201 Hotel (formerly Sheraton Philadelphia), 201 North 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 MORE:  From the Department…

March 6th, 2019: Free Presentation on Dyslexia & Orton Gillingham and an IEP Clinic

Hosted by Decoding Dyslexia, The Dyslexia and Literacy Network, The Children’s Dyslexia Center of Bloomsburg and McAndrews Law Offices, P.C. Come and join Decoding Dyslexia, The Dyslexia and Literacy Network, and Cathy Clements, Director at The Children’s Dyslexia Center of Bloomsburg, for a presentation on Dyslexia and the Orton Gillingham teaching approach. After the discussion, Michael…

February 19th: Research Based Instruction and Progress Monitoring

A free presentation hosted by SPELL: Supporting Parents of Exceptional Learners for Life, and Presented by Henry Young, Esq., lead special education attorney in McAndrews Law Offices’ Wyomissing Office WHEN: Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 TIME: 12:00pm – 1:30pm  LOCATION: Greater Reading Mental Health Alliance, 1234 Penn Ave., Reading, PA, 19610  MORE: SPELL – a learning and networking…

February 11th, 2019: Special Education Laws Made Simple – Know Special Education Requirements and Procedures to a T

NBI: National Business Institute Seminar Are you looking for a seminar that spells out schools’ obligations and options under special education laws? Do you need a practical guide to FAPE, LRE and due process? This comprehensive course lays out the legal requirements and procedures, and examines the landmines to avoid. Learn from other schools’ missteps…

February 2nd – 23rd: A Guide to Special Education

Parents and Caregivers can feel overwhelmed when their child is not succeeding in school. This program will provide valuable information and at the ready resources to help individuals feel more prepared when engaging with school in the area of educational disabilities. WHEN: Saturday, February 2nd – February 23rd (No Class Feb. 16th ) TIME: 10:00am…

Friday, December 14th: Hands & Voices December Virtual Coffee

How to Advocate Without Being Adversarial: Building Long Term Relationships Presented by Michael Connolly, Esq., Shareholder and Supervising Partner of McAndrews Law Offices’ Special Education Department, in conjunction with Hands & Voices WHEN: Friday, December 14th, 2018 TIME: 12:00pm – 1:00pm WHERE: Virtual Coffee! Click here for all of the details! Mission of Hands & Voices:…

Tuesday, November 27th – Family Support Group: Special Needs Trusts and Guardianship

Free and Open to the Community! Hosted by Kaleidoscope Family Solutions, Presented by Jessica Wilson, Esq. and Jennifer Simons, Esq. of McAndrews Law Offices! Kaleidoscope Family Solutions proudly provides home and community-based services for individuals with autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities. They have invited Jessica Wilson, Esq. and Jennifer Simons, Esq. of McAndrews Law Offices’…

Wednesday, October 3rd – Top Ten Tips for Developing An Appropriate IEP

School is Back in Session! Is Your Child’s IEP Appropriate? Join Dennis McAndrews, founder of McAndrews Law Offices, and St. Monica’s All Abilities Ministry, for a FREE SEMINAR entitled TOP TEN RULES TO DEVELOP AN APPROPRIATE IEP. Whether your child has had an IEP for years or you’re just learning that they may need extra…