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Legal Issues related to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Coronavirus:
What Special Education Directors Need to Know.


Please join members of the Adams and Reese Education Law Team and Special Education Experts from Rosemont Consulting Group.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
2:00 pm (CST)

By telephone conference.
Dial toll free: 1-855-888-6338 and enter participant code 593005#
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The purpose of this call will be to discuss the major issues related to the provision of special education and related services to special needs students in light of the coronavirus pandemic:

  • Special education responsibilities when no services are provided to general education students
  • Proving special education and related services to students if providing online learning opportunities for all students (FAPE issues)
  • Ensuring students’ individualized needs are met
  • Providing inclusion services remotely
  • Providing occupational therapy, speech therapy and physical therapy related services remotely
  • Optional and mandatory instructional packets
  • Virtual supports, accommodations and modifications
  • Individualized educational materials
  • Homebound services
  • When are IEP meetings necessary
  • Virtual/telephonic IEP meetings
  • IEP amendments
  • Coronavirus and stay-put
  • Timelines under the IDEA
  • Future considerations for compensatory services

**Please email your questions or any other issues you would like us to address by 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, 2020.

If you would like to be added to our firm's mailing list to receive COVID-19 updates, please email leslie.norman@arlaw.com.

You can access all of the COVID-19 content that our firm has produced by visiting the Crisis Response and Preparedness page on the Adams and Reese website.

We look forward to speaking with you tomorrow.

 

Presented by:

KaShonda L. Day
kashonda.day@arlaw.com
Jackson
P: 601.292.0785

John S. Hooks
john.hooks@arlaw.com
Jackson
P: 601.292.0708

James A. Keith
jim.keith@arlaw.com
Jackson
P: 601.292.0718

Elizabeth Lee Maron
elizabeth.maron@arlaw.com
Jackson
P: 601.292.0719

Dianne Enis
Rosemont Consulting
dianne.enis@rosemontconsulting.org P: 601.214.3535

Sarah Seabrook
Rosemont Consulting
sseabrook@rosemontconsulting.org P: 601.214.3535



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