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Tuesday, August 6 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
16. An Update on Legal Issues for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders - Room 208

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This session will provide an overview of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504, related federal agency policy interpretations and state laws, and court decisions specific to students with ASD, with a particular focus on eligibility and methodology issues. The emphasis will be on recent legal developments since the corresponding presentation during last year's conference. Credits: Act 48, SW, Psych, PT, OT, INFANT, ASHA

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Perry Zirkel

Professor Emeritus of Education and Law, Lehigh University
Perry A. Zirkel is university professor emeritus of education and law at Lehigh University, where he formerly was dean of the College of Education, subsequently held the Iacocca Chair in Education for its five-year term. He has a Ph.D. in Educational Administration and a J.D. from... Read More →

Tuesday August 6, 2019 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT