Speaker Presentations The Transition Symposium, held this year on Nov. 9, 2019, offers resources to transition-age youth with IEP/504 Plans (ages 14-24), their parents, families, educators, and human service professionals.
Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) March 22, 2018 Dr. Terrell Savage, HCPSS acting executive director of special education, and members of her staff shared school system efforts to support students requiring special education services, as outlined in the HCPSS Special Education Strategic Plan.
Presented by Leslie Seid Margolis, Managing Attorney, Disability Rights Maryland January 29, 2018 In July, a new Maryland law took effect to expand the rights of parents in the special education process—the right to consent or refuse to consent to certain actions proposed by the IEP team. In order to prepare parents for IEP discussions…
Presented by Morris Tranen at the Transition Symposium March 18, 2017 Self-employment is a vocational option for individuals with severe disabilities. The RISE Program facilitates and encourages the successful launch and operation of consumer-owned ventures.
March 16, 2017 Nancy FitzGerald, executive director of the HCPSS Department of Special Education & Student Services, and her team
Presented by Leslie Margolis, Maryland Disability Law Center, on Oct. 27, 2014. Learn more about the rights discussed in the “Parental Rights Handbook” (blue book) offered at each IEP meeting. What rights do parents have in regard to written notice, consent, evaluations,