On Tuesday, May 9, 2017 the Joseph Maley Foundation JMFamily Advocacy program will host a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) on Special Education Laws: What Attorneys Need to Know to Assist Families with Special Education IEPs.

Thousands of students in Indiana qualify for special education services. This CLE gives attorneys a deeper look into special education, and provides tips for families of children with unique educational needs.

This 1.5 hour CLE will take place from 12:00-1:30 PM at Barnes & Thornburg, LLP (11 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46204) with registration beginning at 11:45 AM.

The following topics will be addressed during the CLE:

  • Basic legal framework
  • Evaluation, identification, and classification
  • Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)
  • Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)
  • The Individualized Education Program (IEP)
  • Procedural Safeguards, notices and process rights
  • Practical tips for Case Conference Committee (CCC) meetings

The presentation will be conducted by:

  • Marcia Mahony, Staff Counsel, Kightlinger and Gray, LLP
  • Leah Seigel, Associate, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

Cost is $45.00 or $30.00 for attorneys who agree to donate five pro bono hours assisting families through the Joseph Maley Foundation.

Register today here.

Questions? Contact Mary Bowman at mary@jospehmaley.org or 317.727.5927.