Special Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic Webinar

Parents have so many questions about their children’s special education rights and needs during this time of quarantine. Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge realized that parents did not know where to turn for answers to their questions so she decided to hold a town hall-style webinar and invited special education attorneys to answer parents’ questions.

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Transition Symposium 2019

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.

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HCPSS Special Education Annual Update

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.

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Parental Consent and IEPs: Important Changes to Maryland Law

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…

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