Although Special Education Law has become a specialized and complex
area of law, this program should be invaluable to both the Special
Education Law bar and to general practitioners seeking to add this area
to their practice. Eligibility decisions about a child’s
need for special education and related services are made on a
case-by-case basis. Disputes in Special Education Law typically
arise when parents don’t agree with school administrators’
proposed individualized education programs. In disputed cases,
parents typically charge that the school system is either not doing
enough or is providing the wrong services for their child.
A distinguished faculty explores critical issues in Special Education
Law and provides insights on how to effectively represent your client
from early intervention through appellate practice in both State and
Federal forums. Proper handling of Special Education cases will become
more critical as school districts encounter greater fiscal
• Governing Statutes
• Rowley and Progeny - Where Are We Today?
• Bullying of Students with Disabilities and FAPE
• Advocating for Students With a
• Litigating the Special Education Case at Impartial
• Special Education Appeal Practice
• The Fee Shifting Statute
• Special Needs Planning for Families of Children with
Tara L. Moffett, Esq. (Chair)
Girvin & Ferlazzo, P.C.
Barbara J. Ebenstein, Esq.
Law Office of Barbara J. Ebenstein
—New Rochelle, NY 10804
Maria C. McGinley, Esq.
Mayerson & Associates
—New York City
Jennifer J. Monthie, Esq.
Disability Advocates, Inc.
—AlbanyKaren S. Norlander, Esq.Girvin & Ferlazzo, P.C.
Tara Anne Pleat, Esq.
Wilcenski & Pleat PLLC
Mary Jo Whateley, Esq.Legal Services of The
Total MCLE Credits 7.0
Ethics MCLE Credits 0.0
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