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ADAAA, 504 & Chapter 15: Services Needed, Discrimination Avoided

Public Interest Law Center

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EST)

ADAAA, 504 & Chapter 15: Services Needed,...

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ADAAA, 504 & Chapter 15: Services Needed, Discrimination Avoided

This session recognizes the critical role of the ADAAA, 504 and Chapter 15 to meet the needs of students with a variety of disabilities who do not qualify for special education services. Parents, advocates, teachers, and attorneys are invited to learn about recent cases and practical strategies in formulating 504 service agreements. Charles Weiner, a local attorney experienced in ADA/504 matters will join Sonja Kerr to discuss ADA/504 and Chapter 15.

Discounts & Full Scholarships
In addition to our name-your-own-price ticket option, requests for full scholarships are welcome -- no one will be excluded from attending because they cannot afford the fee. To request a scholarship, contact the event coordinator at
cle-training@pilcop.org. Include the following information in your email: name, phone number, and reason for requesting the scholarship. Your spot for the training is not reserved until you receive confirmation from the coordinator.

About the Instructors:

Sonja Kerr, Esq.  Ms. Kerr is a member of the PA and other state bars and has over 23 years of experience in representing children with disabilities including children with autism. She has litigated the issues of ABA services and she has litigated the issue of inclusion for children with autism.

Charles Weiner, Esq. Mr. Weiner  is an attorney in solo practice in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. His practice focuses on the representation of parents and their children who have special needs in education and school discipline throughout Pennsylvania.  He also represents individuals with disabilities nationwide in obtaining accommodations in high stakes testing (e.g. SAT, LSAT, GRE, MCAT, GMAT, USMLE etc.).  Charles has filed federal litigation against school districts and testing agencies such the Law School Admission Council to secure the rights of people with disabilities.

Webinar Info

Webinar service is provided by Vyew.com, and audio connection requires a phone capable of a long-distance connection. Long-distance rates will likely apply. Advance registration is required for all webinar participants.

**Attorneys, please note CLE credits are NOT available for webinar participants!

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Know Your Child's Rights! is a unique, year-long training program focused on specific issues faced by parents, teachers, advocates, lawyers and other professionals involved in special education. The program, hosted by the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia trains these people all together, creating connections between the many groups of people working to provide a better education for students with disabilities.

Questions?  Contact the event coordinator at cle-training@pilcop.org

The fair market value of each training session is $200.

The Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia is a registered charitable organization and is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) organization. The official registration and financial information of the Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll free within Pennsylvania at (800) 792-0999.  Registration does not imply endorsement.

Have questions about ADAAA, 504 & Chapter 15: Services Needed, Discrimination Avoided? Contact Public Interest Law Center

When & Where

1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Second Floor
United Way Building
Philadelphia, 19103

Tuesday, February 21, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EST)


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Public Interest Law Center

The Public Interest Law Center uses high-impact legal strategies to advance the civil, social, and economic rights of communities in the Philadelphia region facing discrimination, inequality, and poverty. We use litigation, community education, advocacy, and organizing to secure their access to fundamental resources and services.

The Law Center, which opened its doors in 1969 as one of the eight original affiliates of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, works in employment, environmental justice, healthcare, housing, public education and voting.

 

 

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