IDEA/504 Training, Workshops and Webinars for School Districts and Other Educational Agencies or Groups
RISE's attorneys are available to conduct virtual or in-person professional development, training or workshops for special and regular education professionals and leaders on a local and national basis. In addition, RISE conducts its own regional conferences and local workshops. For a list of sample and scheduled presentations, see our scheduled presentations page.
Commonly requested training programs and workshops include, but are not limited to:
Special Education Obligations in Light of COVID-19
LEArn & LEAd training for LEA Representatives, Special Education Teachers, and other IEP Team members
Hot Topics in Special Education Law/Recent Court and Agency Decisions
Addressing the Needs of Students with Mental Health Issues
The Rules of Discipline for Students with Disabilities and Their Practical Implications
Making Defensible Manifestation Determinations
Options for Dealing with Dangerous Students with Disabilities
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!)
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: Process and Content Requirements
Section 504 Myths and Realities
The Requirements of Section 504: Basic and Advanced Issues
Child-Find Requirements, "Referral Red Flags," and MTSS/RTI
IDEA Part C/Part B training for hearing officers and mediators
Avoiding Claims of Retaliation
The Availability of Money Damages as a Remedy in Special Education Cases
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
Procedural Safeguards and Parent Rights under IDEA