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Three Attorneys Speaking at Exceptional Children Conference 2019

October 8, 2019

Amy T. Brooks

Ahmer H. Sheriff

Tracey D. Waldmann

On Friday, October 25 in Philadelphia, PA, Amy T. Brooks, Ahmer H. Sheriff, and Tracey D. Waldmann will present at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Exceptional Children Conference 2019.

Ms. Brooks will present Solutions to Modern Day Ethical Predicaments. This session will focus on issues of ethics that may arise in course of representing parents and school districts in due process including issues related to representation, disclosure of records and evidence, and witness preparation.

Mr. Sheriff will present Introduction to Special Education Law. This comprehensive seminar will cover a range of topics including understanding Child Find, evaluations, eligibility for special education, the IEP process, FAPE, compensatory education, and resolving disagreements.

Ms. Waldmann will present Medications and Students. The session will discuss the use of psychotropic medication with students and how it impacts their school day, both in positive and negative ways. Various diagnoses and treatments will be discussed, as well as policies, procedures, and expectations around the effects of medication on students during their school day, their academic functioning, and behavioral health, as well as the process for effective school and home communication.

To learn more about the Exceptional Children Conference, click here.