Special Education During the COVID19 Pandemic Webinar May 26, 2020 Leslie Seid Margolis, managing attorney for Disability Rights Maryland, discussed important MSDE updates to special education recommendations for continuity of learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. View the presentation slides
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.
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