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From ADHD to Emotional Disturbance: Tips and Tools for Handling Tricky Manifestation Determinations
Erin D. Gilsbach

Please join school law attorney Erin D. Gilsbach as she provides an in-depth look at how the courts have ruled in these challenging situations. Using a case-study approach, Ms. Gilsbach provides insight into litigation trends, identifies what criteria are important to consider in the decision-making process, and delineates what facts are most persuasive to courts. This session is ideal for building administrators, special education administrators, special education case managers, school psychologists, and any other school personnel involved in the manifestation determination process.

Price: $299.00
From ADHD to Emotional Disturbance: Tips and Tools for Handling Tricky Manifestation Determinations

In serious disciplinary incidents, schools are often required to perform a manifestation determination to discern whether the student’s misconduct was a manifestation of his or her disability. The law states that if the conduct is a manifestation of the student’s disability, discipline is inappropriate and discriminatory. These determinations are often straightforward, but there are some tricky situations and disabilities, such as ADHD and the IDEA category of Emotional Disturbance, that can cause confusion and confound school officials. What factors are involved? How what information should schools consider? Who should be involved in the determination?

Please join school law attorney Erin D. Gilsbach as she provides an in-depth look at how the courts have ruled in these challenging situations. Using a case-study approach, Ms. Gilsbach provides insight into litigation trends, identifies what criteria are important to consider in the decision-making process, and delineates what facts are most persuasive to courts. This session is ideal for building administrators, special education administrators, special education case managers, school psychologists, and any other school personnel involved in the manifestation determination process.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Just a sampling of what this webinar will cover:

  • Identify the core requirements of the manifestation determination process
  • Provide caselaw examples involving disabilities that commonly pose challenges for medical teams, such as ADHD, emotional disturbance, and oppositional-defiant disorder
  • Identify the most valuable criteria and information when making a manifestation determination
  • Discuss common legal liability issues surrounding the manifestation determination process
  • Provide tips and tools that MD teams can use to ensure a fair, legally-defensible process
  • AND MUCH MORE!
Price: $299.00

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