Join us for our popular three-part webinar sessions! November 2 l November 9 l November 15
This is the definitive three-part review of the key requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act impacting students in your schools. Drummond Woodsum attorneys Allen Kropp
and Eric Herlan
are national experts in this area and are bringing back their ever-popular summary of this very important law. As part of this presentation, Allen and Eric will discuss new guidance from the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) on disciplinary removals of students with disabilities. This is important, additional information making this an even more pressing webinar to attend! Please join us and learn all the information needed for an effective 504 system!
Session 1: Wednesday, November 2, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
In part one, our presenters will review the standards for determining eligibility under this law, including “physical or mental impairment,” and “substantial limitation of a major life activity.” We also address the role of diagnoses in eligibility decisions.
Session 2: Wednesday, November 9, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
In part two, the focus will be on the important procedural obligations imposed on school officials by Section 504. Allen and Eric will discuss the content of student 504 plans and the differences between Section 504 and special education. They will also discuss the discipline requirements imposed by Section 504, as recently addressed by OCR.
Session 3: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
In part three, Allen and Eric will discuss the most recent developments regarding Section 504 and the ADA, and touch on unique topics such as service animals, web access, food allergies, and handling complaints from OCR or in other forums. Allen and Eric will also discuss some of the key implications that the covid-19 pandemic has had for students with disabilities. Don’t miss it!
Who should attend?
This series is not to be missed by anyone with any responsibilities under Section 504, including special education personnel, principals, superintendents, school nurses and counselors.