Public schools in the US are required under federal law to identify students having disabilities and provide them with specially designed instruction. However, there is considerable variation in practice and policy across State and Local Education Agencies while interpreting federal requirements, particularly for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD), speech-language impairments, and reading difficulties. School leaders need to be well versed in education law in order to fulfill their obligation to students, provide efficient and effective assessments, and avoid costly law suits.
In this session, nationally renowned speaker Dr. Kathleen Whitmire, PhD will:
In this program, you’ll learn essential information about federal requirements for determining eligibility for special education services, including:
Who Should Attend
Dr. Kathleen Whitmire PhD
Dr. Kathleen Whitmire, PhD, has a career in education that spans more than 30 years. Currently President of SDG Enterprise LLC, an education consulting firm, she previously served as the Director of Educational Programs for the National Center for Learning Disabilities where she was responsible for a multi-million-doll... More info