CASA In-Service Volunteer Training
AN OVERVIEW OF SPECIAL EDUCATION LAW AND ADVOCACY
What: Ms. Waugh will be providing "An Overview of Special Education Law - Federal and Virginia." This session will include a brief overview of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), federal regulations and case law, as well as Virginia laws regarding special education. It will describe the rights of children with special needs in the educational setting, as well as provide CASA volunteers and those who work with children with special needs and IEP's, tools they can use to effectively advocate for their child in the educational environment.
Where: Lynchburg Public Library, 2315 Memorial Ave, Lynchburg
Who: Melissa K Waugh, JD, MPH (Lawyer)
When: October 11th from 6pm to 8pm, light refreshments will be provided
PLEASE RSVP TO firstname.lastname@example.org, (434)455-5835 by October 1st
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