Student Services On-Demand Summer Series 

Summer 2024 (June-August)
Program: At Your Own Pace
Location: On-Demand

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Transform your summer into a season of growth and opportunity. Explore our extensive library of courses and enroll by registering for our bundle of over 24 hours of training. You will be able to access your courses anytime, complete them at your own pace, and revisit materials as needed.

Who Should Attend: 

School Psychologists and Related Service Providers/Assessors
Assistant Superintendents of Educational Services
Directors of Special Education and/or Student Services
Special Education Coordinators
Program Specialists
Case Carriers
School Site Administrators
SELPA Personnel
Directors of Special Services
Directors of Pupil Services

Subscription Fee:

$499 (credit card only)

On-Demand Programs:

Accessible from June 10 - August 10, 2024 (not for download) 

  • Adversarial IEP Meetings and Due Process Hearing (30 minute sessions)

    Session 1: Why are Adversarial IEPs and Due Process Hearings Hard?

    Session 2: The Three Rules of “Testifying” and How They Can be Used Ethically and Professionally in Difficult IEPs

    Session 3: Overview of the Theory and Techniques of Cross-Examination

    Session 4: Practical Tips on How to Prepare Your Staff and Yourself for Difficult IEPs

    Session 5: What Makes a Witness Credible?

  • Everything You Need to Know About Defensible Assessments (30 minute sessions) 

    Session 1: Assessment Plans and Our Road Maps to Assess

    Session 2: Must Haves: Parent, Teacher & Private Provider Input

    Session 3: Must Haves: Observation, Observation, & Observation

    Session 4: Double Checking Compliance with EC 56320

    Session 5: Report Requirements: Analysis, Analysis, Analysis

    Session 6: Report Requirements: Recommendations (Eligibility, Accommodations, Services, Etc.)

    Session 7: Report Requirements: Discrepancy Model v. PSW

    Session 8: Common Errors & Final Takeaways

  • What Do We Do When? (30 minute sessions) 

    Session 1: What do we do when we get an IEE request?

    Session 2: What do we do when we receive an outside report?

    Session 3: What do we do when mom and dad live in different districts and don’t see eye to eye?

    Session 4: What do we do when a student transfers into our district?

    Session 5: What do we do when we really want to change a student’s placement due to behavior, but can’t?!

  • 10 Most Important Things You Need to Know About IEP Meetings (30 minute sessions)

    Session 1: General Education Teachers – Yes, They Must Attend

    Session 2: Preparation – Key to Success

    Session 3: Communication – It Is All About Relationships

    Session 4: Meeting Notes – How Do Notes Help Us?

    Session 5: Goals and Baselines – What Do Good Ones Look Like?

    Session 6: Placement – Dealing With LRE Disputes

    Session 7: Assessments – Addressing Eligibility Disputes

    Session 8: Miscellaneous Items – Individualized Transition Plans, Transition Activities

    Session 9: Parent Requests – How Do We Respond?

    Session 10: Little Mistakes – What Gets Us in Trouble?

  • Deep Dive into Prior Written Notices (30 minute sessions) 

    Session 1: Required Components & Common Mistakes

    Session 2: Responding to Parent Requests

    Session 3: Responding to Assessment Requests, Combined Consent, & IEEs

    Session 4: Cleaning Up FAPE Offers & Circumstances When PWN Wont Be Enough

    Session 5: Unilateral Placements & Parentally Placed Private School Kids

    Session 6: Bonus: Residential Treatment Center Requests/Unilateral Placements 
  • The Entanglement of Residency and Outside Placements by Parents & Other Public Agencies (30 minute sessions) 

    Join us for this 8-part series as we explore the interplay between residency regulations and outside placements by parents and public agencies. Who bears the responsibility?  

    Session 1: Group Homes and Foster Care Placements

    Session 2: Conserved/Non-Conserved Adults Under 56041

    Session 3: Divorced/Separated Parents

    Session 4: RTCs, including Transfer Students (Part 1)

    Session 5: RTCs, including Transfer Students (Part 2)

    Session 6: State Hospitals/Hospitalizations

    Session 7: Juvenile Hall/Adult Jail

    Session 8: Final Takeaways

  • Real Talk | Avoid These Expulsion Decisions That Get Schools Sued (1 hour session) 

    Join us for an insightful Real Talk webinar where we'll discuss strategies to avoid common pitfalls and navigate expulsion decisions effectively.

    Key topics include:

    • Understanding legal frameworks surrounding expulsion decisions
    • Identifying red flags that may lead to lawsuits
    • Implementing best practices for fair and equitable expulsion processes
    • Case studies and real-world examples
  • Asthma, Allergies, Diabetes - Oh, My! Section 504 Updates & Refreshers

    On February 20, 2024, OCR issued new guidance around Section 504 eligibility for these specific impairments. No, these are NOT the long-awaited proposed amendments to the Section 504 regulations (we are still waiting!), but this new guidance does give us some insight for what is to come. Join Alefia Mithaiwala as she takes a deep dive into these specific physical impairments and provides refreshers regarding best practices for making Section 504 eligibility determinations.

These AALRR presentations are intended for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon in reaching a conclusion in a particular area of law. Applicability of the legal principles discussed may differ substantially in individual situations. Legal outcomes may also vary depending on jurisdiction, and different laws may apply. These presentations do not constitute legal advice, and no action should be taken based on the information presented without consulting a qualified attorney. Receipt of this or any other AALRR presentation/publication does not create an attorney-client relationship. AALRR makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy or completeness of the information presented. AALRR is not responsible for inadvertent errors that may occur in the publishing process.

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