Webinars

Webinar: What Principals Need to Know to Avoid Special Education Litigation

Principals often lead IEP or multidisciplinary team meetings and meet with parents about students’ progress on goals and objectives-yet most principals do not have training in the basic provisions of special education law or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. This program, designed specifically for principals and assistant principals, gives a concise overview of the basics of special education law. ...

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Webinar: Protecting Children with Disabilities from Abuse: Strategies for Grades K-7

In collaboration with the Division for Communicative Disabilities and Deafness (DCDD) Children with disabilities experience abuse at rates three to four times higher than their nondisabled peers. As children age, their risk for abuse changes as they interact with more people in increasingly diverse contexts. Given the significant, lifelong, negative impact of abuse on children’s learning potential, social behaviors, and ...

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Webinar: Sustaining Effective Practices When Principals Change

An unintended outcome of principal change can be the shifting away from hard-earned implementation of effective practices in instruction and behavior support. While change can be good, it shouldn’t come at the expense of student improvement. Drawing from experience in implementing school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS), this webinar will offer strategies for selecting, implementing and sustaining effective practices ...

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Webinar: Students who are Bullied: Prevention and Intervention

Supporting the social and emotional development of students who experience high rates of bullying should be a fundamental component in any anti-bullying policy or program. This webinar addresses the pervasiveness of bullying among the nation’s youth, including particular subgroups of students with disabilities. Specific school, group, and individual strategies for supporting the social and emotional development of students with and ...

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Webinar: Bullying Behavior: Prevention and Intervention

Reducing the bullying that occurs within the nation’s schools is essential to support the social and emotional development of school-aged youth. This webinar provides background information related to bullying, briefly highlights critical components of state and federal law, and introduces the complexities associated with the bullying dynamic, especially related to students with disabilities. In addition, you will learn targeted interventions ...

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Webinar: School Supports for Students with Chronic Medical Conditions

In collaboration with the Division for Physical, Health, and Multiple Disabilities (DPHMD) As many as 43% of students in the United States are affected by chronic illness, according to current prevalence data. It is likely that a number of children with a long-term illness or lasting effects of an illness may be present in any given classroom. Education policies designed ...

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