Spanish-Language Workshop: Special Education 101

¿Tiene preguntas acerca de la educación especial? Por favor, únase con nosotros para una presentación de Tanya Alvarado, una abogada bilingue con experiencia en esta área.  Esta presentación será en español.  Por favor, comparta con las familias que puedan beneficiarse. Para inscribirse, póngase en contacto con Ramona Neidig, Librarian/Northampton County FD/FSS Coordinator, at 610-849-8076, ext.…

Special Needs Trusts In Personal Injury Cases — Addressing Some Common Misconceptions

Special Needs Trusts In Personal Injury Cases — Addressing Some Common Misconceptions   As practitioners have become acutely aware of the value of Special Needs Trusts in injury cases, some misinformation has spread about the legal community which sometimes discourage the proper use of Special Needs Trust planning.  A few of these misconceptions and the…

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…

Welcome Jacqueline C. Lembeck, Esq. to McAndrews Law Offices!

  Jacqueline C. Lenbeck, Esq. Jacqueline C. Lembeck, Esq. is McAndrews Law Offices’ newest attorney in our Special Education Department and will be assisting on specific matters in our Estates and Trusts Department. Jacqueline’s bio link is below which reflects her impressive legal and personal background. Click Here for Full Bio

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…