COVID-19 and Education: The Responses of Pennsylvania Schools Regarding Students with Disabilities

March 2020 The MLO Minute: By, Heather Hulse, JD, MS, MA There is no denying our school districts and charter schools are faced with an unprecedented dilemma due to the state-mandated school closures.  Nevertheless, the  responses from school districts and charter schools regarding how education is provided to students with disabilities at this time varies…

Covid-19 and its Impact on Children with Disabilities: Tips for Keeping Your Child on Track!

March 2020 The MLO Minute: By Allyson McAndrews, M.Ed. and Kimberly Caputo, Esq. People all around the globe are currently impacted by the Coronavirus Outbreak. As individuals and families try and find a new normal to their daily routine, it can certainly be difficult considering the precautions and procedures that are being placed upon our…

Can Evaluation Reports and IEPs be Completed During the Current Health Crisis?

March 2020 The MLO Minute: By John Goldsborough, Esq. The current public health crisis surrounding COVID-19 has ground most public school functions to a halt. Hundreds of school districts across Pennsylvania and Delaware are assessing their capacity to continue to provide general and special academic services, as well as whether a variety of essential special…