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…

The Legal Intelligencer Announces McAndrews Law New Shareholders

People in the News – February 8th 2019 Announcements (From the Legal Intelligencer) McAndrews Law Office announced the selection of two new shareholders in the firm’s Pennsylvania offices. Katharine Ryan is the firm’s chief executive officer, and Anthony Marone is an expert in elder law and special needs planning. Ryan joined McAndrews as chief executive…

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…

Delaware Law Weekly Announces New Shareholders at McAndrews Law

McAndrews Adds Shareholder in Southern Delaware Office McAndrews Law Offices selected three new shareholders, including Caitlin McAndrews in its Wilmington office. February 4th, 2019, By Aleeza Furman From Delaware Law Weekly / Law.com  McAndrews Law Offices selected three new shareholders, including Caitlin McAndrews, according to a press release. McAndrews works in the firm’s Southern Delaware and…

New U.S. Department of Education Initiative to Address the Use of Restraint & Seclusion

February 2019 The MLO Minute By Michael Connolly, Esq., Supervising Partner, Special Education Department, McAndrews Law Offices, P.C.  Many students with social-emotional and behavioral needs face the inappropriate use of physical restraint and placement in “seclusion rooms” as a result of inappropriate academic, social-emotional, and/or behavior supports and programming.  The repeated use of such practices…

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…

Unfortunately, Repairs Are an Important Part of our Estate Planning Practice

January 2019 By Dennis McAndrews, Esq. and Jennifer Simons, Esq., McAndrews Law Offices, P.C., Estates and Trusts Department About 20% of our Estate Planning work involves repairing defective estate plans created by other attorneys. On a professional level, this is quite disturbing to observe, as under the Rules of Professional Conduct, attorneys are required to handle…

SNAP and the Shutdown

January 2019 By Anthony L. Marone, Esq., McAndrews Law Offices, P.C., Estates and Trusts Department Possibly the most striking effect of the Federal Government shutdown is the increasing incidence and likelihood of food insecurity among certain groups.  The United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) defines food insecurity as a lack of enough food for a…