March 14, 2015 – Special Education 101 Overview in Spanish

Presented by Tanya Alvarado, Esq. of McAndrews Law Offices, P.C. In Conjunction with The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties When: Saturday, March 14th, 2015 Where: The Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties 2289 Avenue A Bethlehem, PA  18017 Questions? Contact Ramona Neidig:  rneidig@arcoflehighnorthampton.org **Attendees are welcome to bring any IEPs or other relevant paperwork for a…

FOXCATCHER – Inside the Movie and the Trial

The Prosecution of John E. duPont: America’s Wealthiest Murderer Presented by Dennis McAndrews, Esq. and Joe McGettigan, Esq., co-prosecutors in the 1997 trial Hosted by Surrey Services for Seniors Event Details Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 – 5:00pm – 7:00pm Location: Surrey Services for Seniors 60 Surrey Way (formerly 60 Chestnut Avenue) Devon, PA 19333…

Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) vs. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) — HOW DOES ONE DISTINGUISH?

Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) vs. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)  HOW DOES ONE DISTINGUISH?   Children who have Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often exhibit many similar characteristics and behaviors.  Such behaviors include inattention and distractibility.  While it is true that often the two disorders do coexist, sometimes…

The ABLE Act—Uses and Limitations for Persons with Disabilities and Their Families

The ABLE Act—Uses and Limitations for Persons with Disabilities and Their Families  by Dennis C. McAndrews, Esq. At the end of the 2014 Congressional session, Congress passed, and the President signed, the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act, otherwise known as the ABLE Act. The plan was first introduced into Congress in 2006, and was…

“Efforts to enable Americans to age in place are expanding, survey shows” by Fredrick Kunkle, The Washington Post

“Efforts to enable Americans to age in place are expanding, survey shows” by Fredrick Kunkle, The Washington Post A new survey of hundreds of federally sponsored local agencies that assist aging Americans has found increased efforts to help the elderly remain in their homes as they grow older, a policy known as aging in place.…