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2011 Utah Institute on Special Education Law

August 8-9, 2011 Handouts

Law Conference Agenda

Conference at a Glance

Speaker List

Table of Contents

Tab 1 - Melinda Jacobs

The Year in Review

Response to Intervention (RTI) and Special Education

AS20: Making Sense of Service Animal Requests in Your School

Tab 2 - Shannon Arbabi for Paula Maddox Roalson

Post High Transition Planning: Legal Requirements and A Review of Case Law

Special Education Eligibility: To Be or Not To Be

Student Restraint and Seclusion

Keeping Current with Autism Cases

Tab 3 - Kathy Mehfoud

Technology Traps in an Electronic Age

Tab 4 - Jose Martin

The Legal Benefits of Standards-Based IEPs

Cyber School: Online/Virtual Schools and Special Education

Tab 5 - Lenore Knudtson

Age of Majority

Summary of Performance (SOP)

Special Education Story Telling: The Hard Work

FAPE: Braille and Assistive Technology

A Checklist for IEP Teams: Considering Assistive Technology

Considering Blindness and Visual Impairment - National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

Tab 6 - Thomas Shorter

Parentally Placed Private School Children with Disabilities - No Dispute Over FAPE

Private School Placements for Children with Disabilities

Health and Medical Services for Children with Disabilities

Tab 7 - Lillian Duran

Legal Requirements and Recommended Practices in the Special Education Evaluation of English Language Learners

The Stages of Second Language Acquisition

Questionnaire for the Family Home Language and Culture

Tab 8 - John Copenhaver, Carol Lear, Kris Fawson, Jan Ferre, and Jean Hill

Guided Questions for Panel Discussion on Legislative Involvement

Key Points on IDEA Reauthorization and Regulation Process

Tab 9 - Glenna Gallo

IDEA and Utah Special Education Rules - "The Basics"

Tab 10 - Julie Barlow and Allyson White

Tab 11 - Lisa Arbogast, Linda Abel, and Claudia Streuper

Tab 12 - Art Cernosia

Top Legal Issues in Providing Special Education

Documentation...How Much???

Tab 13 - Jim Walsh

Preventing the Predetermination Claim: The Compliant Path to IEP Planning

Who is Being Unreasonable? Cases Where the Schools Lost

Effective Collaboration: How to Work Effectively as a Team

Mastering the Critical Role of the LEA Rep

Tab 14 - Dave Richards

Discipline and Behavior Management Under IDEA and Section 504

The Changing and Challenging Legal Landscape of One-to-One Aides

Section 504 Eligibility After the ADA Amendments Act

Tab 15 - Kathy Whaley

IDEA Early Childhood Transition Requirements: Updates, Implications and Resources

The National Early Childhood Transition Initiative

Early Childhood Transition from Part C to Part B Timeline Requirements

Federal IDEA Part C and Part B Transition Requirements for Late Referrals to Part C

Synthesis of Key Points from the OSEP Early Childhood Transition FAQ

LRE for Preschool Children with Disabilities: Requirements and Updates

Tab 16 - Janet Gibbs and Connie Nink

Spotlight on Standards-based IEPs PowerPoint presentation

Standards-based IEP Examples

Seven-Step Process to Creating Standards-based IEPs

Ten Reasons Why We Should Use Standards in IEPs

Tab 17 - Michelle Christensen and Emma Chacon

Medicaid and School-based Skills Development

Overview of IDEA/SPP Early Childhood Transition Requirements
Sponsored by the South Dakota Department of Education

School Nurses - Health Professionals in the Public School Setting