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Distance Learning

Distance Learning Content

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Keep Track of What Your Child is Doing and Getting

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Collecting Data on Your Child

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For Parents to Address Remote Learning Issues

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Frequency Chart

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Use of Strategies Tracking Sheet

Guidance for Parents on Education Rights During School Closure Tips

Remote Learning Tips for Parents of Special Needs Students

PowerPoint

PowerPoint Presentations

Discipline and Behavior Management

Presented by Matt Cohen  8/29/2017

FAPE: Legal and Strategic Issues for Obtaining Appropriate Transition Services for Adolescents Young Adults with Disabilities During COVID19 Distance Learning

Presented by Matt Cohen
5/13/2020

Higher Education Accommodations

Presented by Matt Cohen & Kim Milburn 7/21/2020

Independent Evaluations:The Role and Power of_Independent Evaluations

Presented by Matt Cohen, Brad Dembs and Elizabeth Hooper  3/10/2020

Least Restrictive Environment

Presented by Matt Cohen
7/7/2020

Parents & Students Rights During School Closings

Presented by Matt Cohen 7/30/2020

Remote Learning Rights

Presented by Matt Cohen  9/8/2020

Report Writing

Presented by Matt Cohen
6/25/2020

Rights of Children with Disabilities While Schools are Closed & Strategies for Advocating for Them

Presented by Matt Cohen 4/14/2020

Special Education 101 – What Parents Need to Know

Presented by Matt Cohen
4/21/20

Special Education Overview: What Family Law Lawyers Need to Know About Special Education

Presented by Matt Cohen 8/26/2020

Talk to the Advocate: Practical suggestions for meeting your child’s special education needs at home

Presented by Elizabeth Hooper 10/20/2020

Trauma/Adoption Issues & Special Education

Presented by Matt Cohen
7/28/2020

Brochures

Brochures

Gifted vs. Twice Exceptional

Obtaining an IEE

Classroom Observation

Tips for Obtaining Appropriate Autism Services

Tips for Writing IEPs and 504 Plans

Tips for Obtaining Accommodations for the ACT, SAT and Other Placement Tests

Higher Education & College Accommodations

Information

Articles, Forms & Information

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FORM: Keep Track of What Your Child is Doing and Getting

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FORM: Collecting Data on Your Child

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FORM LETTERS: For Parents to Address Remote Learning Issues

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IDEA: Myths, Legends and Strategies for Counteracting Them

By: Matt Cohen, J.D.

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10 Common Myths that Some Schools Purvey

By: Matt Cohen, J.D.

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504 Plans vs. ADA vs. IDEA chart

By: Matt Cohen, J.D.

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Beware the IQ Score

By: Matt Cohen, J.D.

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Did You Survive Your Annual Review/IEP Meeting?

By: Matt Cohen, J.D.

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Left Behind, Left Out or Kicked Out: Strategies for Protecting Children’s Rights in School

By: Matt Cohen, J.D.

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Ligas Settlement: Changing House Opportunities for People with Disabilities

By: Matt Cohen, J.D. and Jen Runge, J.D.

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Response to Intervention: Dream or Nightmare?

By: Matt Cohen, J.D.

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The Second Semester Senior Surprise: Is Your Kid with a Disability Really Ready to Graduate?

By: Matt Cohen, J.D.

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Acronymns Commonly Used in Special Education

By: Matt Cohen and Associates