Our panel of experts discusses employer-employee rights and obligations under the ADA; who is a "qualified" employee; the interactive process and types reasonable accommodations; direct threat and undue burden; and best practices for handling performance and discipline issues.
Our panel of experts shares the latest information, as well as the basic provisions of the ABLE Act (H.R. 647/S. 313). Topics include development of the Act; key provisions; proposed IRS regulations; opportunities to use ABLE Accounts effectively; and ABLE Act limitations-why a Special Needs Trust is still needed.
In this program, our panel of experts will analyze Supreme Court case law, provide an overview of normal adolescent neurodevelopment, and
discuss opportunities for amenability to treatment and rehabilitation.
Our panel of experts will address the following topics, qualifying for benefits under a disability listing, qualifying for benefits through a residual functional capacity assessment, establishing credibility, and avoiding common pitfalls
Receive valuable information on navigating the reasonable accommodations process for persons with disabilities in the workplace. Our experts will provide an overview of reasonable accommodations under the ADA that prepares counsel to advocate for employers and employees.
Many parents with disabilities encounter discriminatory treatment in custody cases based on their status as a person with a disability. Determinations about their child-rearing abilities are often based on bias, stereotypes, and misperceptions regarding disability, rather than on objective evidence.
A panel of nationally recognized attorneys in the area of disability planning will present an overview of special needs trusts (SNTs). Topics include an explanation of the three types of special needs trusts, along with a discussion of when—and which type of—an SNT should be considered for a person with a disability.
This program provides an overview of the purpose and required content of an IEP, the issues that generate the most contention and lead to litigation, and best practices for protecting the interests of school districts and parents.