The federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires local education agencies to provide comprehensive evaluations in all areas of suspected disability for children within their jurisdiction who may require special education and related services. In this session, the duty of public school districts to identify, locate and evaluate all children with disabilities, also known as “child find,” will be examined, along with special education eligibility determinations and the basics of developing the Individualized Education Program (IEP).
During this insightful one-hour session with special education legal expert, Melanie E. Dunn, you will get a first-hand look at proven strategies for meeting IDEA Child Find challenges and successfully implementing IEPs for each of them.
In this program, you’ll:
Who should attend:
Melanie Dunn is an attorney with a Connecticut-based practice focused on the representation of parents in special education, student discipline, and related education law matters. Prior to her current role as an advocate for parents of children with special needs, Ms. Dunn represented boards of education in matters inv... More info