This workshop will review each asprect of the IEP process and the subastantive components of an IEP as they relate to students with a Specific Learning Disability. The session will emphasize the legal requirement of a truly comprehensive evaluation and the designation of appropriate Specially Design Instruction for students with SLD.
- Dennis McAndrews, Esquire has worked for over thirty years in the public and private sectors in several roles in the fields of estate planning and disability law. He is the founder and managing partner of McAndrews Law Offices, P.C. which regularly represents individuals and their families in a variety of areas, including special education matters, special needs trusts, and guardianships. He frequently acts as a consultant to other public and private attorneys with regard to disability and special education issues. Mr. McAndrews has served as Executive Director and Staff Counsel to two select committees of the Pennsylvania State Senate, which evaluated Pennsylvania’s system of care for the intellectually disabled. He also served for fifteen years as a Special Education Hearing Officer for the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
*Please bring a bag lunch. Dessert and beverages will be supplied.*
Tour of the school will be offered after the workshop.