Dec

    Westmoreland County 2020 Child Welfare Summit: Special Education Advocacy in the Time of COVID[CC]

    1 PM EST

    The second session of the Westmoreland County 2020 Child Welfare Summit will focus on Special Education Advocacy in the time of COVID. Presenters will guide participants through a series of special education topics including the importance of education advocacy especially during COVID, an overview of COVID-related special education challenges, and jurisdiction-specific guidance on special education, including case scenarios.

    The ABA is only seeking MCLE credit for this program in Pennsylvania. No credit will be available in other states.

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    2.00 total credit hours including

    • General

      Status:

      Approved

      2.00 credit hours

      Available until:

      12/10/2022

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    Special Education Advocacy in the time of COVID will cover the following topics: an introduction to the Westmoreland Education Barriers Project, with an overview of the partnership between the ABA Center on Children and the Law, Westmoreland County Children's Bureau, and Westmoreland County public school districts; data about how many children in foster care receive special education services and disproportionality; the importance of targeted legal advocacy around special education including advocacy tips for participants; an overview of the specific challenges that students experiencing foster care who also receive special education services face in the time of COVID; the overlap of two federal education laws (the Every Student Succeeds Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) and how best interest and other education decisions are made during COVID; an overview of jurisdiction-specific hot topics and local legal guidance that impacts students who receive special education services; and case scenarios to help demonstrate what quality advocacy and best practice looks like in the field.

    Event Details

    Duration

    120

    Format

    Web

    Date

    Dec 11, 2020

    2020-12-11T13:00:00-05:00 2020-12-11T15:00:00-05:00 Westmoreland County 2020 Child Welfare Summit: Special Education Advocacy in the Time of COVID[CC]

    The second session of the Westmoreland County 2020 Child Welfare Summit will focus on Special Education Advocacy in the time of COVID. Presenters will guide participants through a series of special education topics including the importance of education advocacy especially during COVID, an overview of COVID-related special education challenges, and jurisdiction-specific guidance on special education, including case scenarios.

    The ABA is only seeking MCLE credit for this program in Pennsylvania. No credit will be available in other states.

    Sponsors

    Panelists

    Cheryl Kleiman

    Kathleen Marie McNaught

    Sneha Barve

    MCLE Information - Pennsylvania CLE Credit Only

    This program is eligible for 2.0 hours of General CLE credit in Pennsylvania only. No other states are eligible for credit for this program.

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    Deaf/Hard of Hearing Attendees

    CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation) service provides instant accessibility for the deaf and hard of hearing by delivering the spoken word as a realtime stream of text. CART service for this program is firewall-friendly and works in almost any network environment with Internet access, and is compatible with all major web browsers.

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