A Disability-Friendly Thanksgiving!

November 2019 The MLO Minute: By Dennis McAndrews, Esq., Caitlin McAndrews, Esq. and Allyson McAndrews, M.Ed.   Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday for many individuals, as the event centers around a wonderful meal with an opportunity for family to connect without expectations of gift-giving or other extensive preholiday preparations (except for the persons who are…

U.S. Department of Education Provides Guidance on Dual Enrollment, Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary Education Programs for Students with Disabilities

November 2019 The MLO Minute, By Nancy Potter, Esq. This fall, the U.S. Department of Education made clear that vocational rehabilitation (VR) and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) funds can be used to support dual enrollment, comprehensive transition and other postsecondary education programs for students with disabilities. IDEA funds need only be provided by…

November is National Family Caregivers Month

November 2019 The MLO Minute, By Jennifer Simons, Esq.             November is National Family Caregivers Month. Perhaps it is no coincidence that November is also the month in which we celebrate Thanksgiving and often get together to spend time with and be thankful for our family. Caregivers are needed for various reasons, such as caring…

November 2019 Events, Seminars & Speaking Engagements

November 2019 The MLO Minute: November Events, Seminars & Speaking Engagements   November 6th – 9th, 2019 CHADD’s 2019 Annual International Conference on ADHD LOCATION : Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1200 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA MORE : Jennifer Grobe, Esq. of McAndrews, Mehalick, Connolly, Hulse, Ryan and Marone P.C. will be a panel member for ” Ask the Experts! Section…

The Aging of America is Spawning New Memory Loss Luxury Units

October 2019 The MLO Minute: By, Dennis McAndrews, Esq. It is no secret that the United States, and virtually all of the Western World, is experiencing an aging population. As this phenomenon unfolds, the marketplace is responding with a variety of programs designed to meet the needs and wishes of elderly citizens and their families,…

Estate Administration: Maintaining Real Estate and Personal Property

October 2019 The MLO Minute: By Dennis McAndrews, Esq. and JIllian Zacks, Esq. When an individual dies with a will, an executor is appointed to manage the affairs of the estate, and if the individual dies without a will or intestate, an administrator is appointed to perform these functions. Some executors and administrators operate under…

Attendance at an IEP Meeting Can Qualify Under FMLA

Fall 2019 The MLO Minute, By Michael Connolly, Esq., Supervising Partner of the Special Education Department Most parents in today’s world are forced to deal with balancing the commitments of work and family, but for parents of children with disabilities that struggle can be intensified by additional obligations related to their child’s educational program.  For…