This workshop will cover an overview of special education law and additional protections provided to students under Maryland law. The presenters will provide an overview of Maryland State Department of Education guidance and technical assistance bulletins and share online special education law resources.

Training Format/Duration: Classroom/1-3 hours

This workshop is designed to help you:

  1. Utilize laws relevant to special education.
  2. Assess eligibility for special education and the special education evaluation process.
  3. Recognize goals for extended school year services and transition planning.
  4. Summarize available dispute resolution methods.    

Target Populations:

  • Educators
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Support and other school staff
  • Law professionals
  • Family members
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Counselors