Training/Workshops for Educators and Others
RISE's attorneys are available for staff development, training or workshops to educators, mediators, hearing officers, LEA Representatives and other IEP team members or parent groups on a local and national basis. In addition, RISE conducts its own regional conferences and local workshops. Commonly requested training programs or workshops include, but are not limited to:
LEArn & LEAd training for LEA Representatives
Hot Topics in Special Education Law/Recent Court and Agency Decisions
Addressing the Needs of Students with Mental Health Issues
Bullying and Disability Harassment
Staying out of Legal Hot Water: Practical Tips for Avoiding Special Education Legal Disputes (What to Say; What not to Say!)
Avoiding Conflict for Compliant IEP Meetings
Educating Students with Autism
The Role of Regular Education Teachers in Educating Students with Disabilities
Recent Court/Agency Decisions: Special Education Legal Update
Extended School Year Services: The Legal Requirements
Developing Defensible IEPs
Section 504 Myths and Realities
The Requirements of Section 504 in Light of the ADA Amendments
Child-Find Requirements, Referral Red Flags and RtI
IDEA Part C/Part B training for hearing officers and mediators
The Rules of Discipline for Students with Disabilities and Practical Applications
Legal Requirements Related to the Development and Implementation of FBAs and BIPs
Serving Students with Disabilities in the Regular Classroom: LRE/"Inclusion"
The Provision of Transition Services under the Law: Is There Life After Special Education?
Residential/Private School Placement: Who Goes, Who Pays?
Independent Educational Evaluations: FAQs
Other Relevant Legal Topics in Special Education