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Getting Assistance: Special Education Rights Explained

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301 West 1st Street

Los Angeles, CA 90012

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The Special Education Process can be daunting and intimidating. This class attempts to break it down into manageable chunks. This course provides a basic understanding of special education rights and services available in California and reviews basic advocacy strategies to help students and parents get the support and assistance they need. This class also teaches attendees how to make appropriate requests for special education assistance, IEP assessments and Due Process hearings.

Class covers:

  • IEP and 504 Plan Requirements
  • The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA)
  • Reasonable Accommodations
  • IEP process
  • Timelines for requesting IEPs and Assessments
  • Rights under the IDEA and due process rights
  • Discipline in schools
  • Free and Appropriate Education
  • Bullying

Presented by: Heather Benton; Disability Rights Law Center (http://drlcenter.org/)

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice:

LA Law Library provides access to legal resources and assistance with legal research. LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

For more information please visit http://probonoweek.lalawlibrary.org or call 213.784.7372

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