COVID-19 IEP Accommodations for Special Education Students

with
Richard F. Verstegen
On-Demand
From $79.00
Training Includes:
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • All resources and training materials
  • An on-demand recording will be available after the live presentation.

Richard Verstegen, an education attorney, will explain the best practices foraddressing requests for COVID-19 mitigation measures. You will learn how to keep vulnerable students safe

What You'll Learn

  • Can IEP and Section 504 teams incorporate mitigation measures into plans?
  • What documentation should you request to support mitigation measures?
  • What does recent research reveal about long-term COVID-19 consequences?
  • How should you document decisions regarding mitigation measures?
  • What alternatives can you propose for students who cannot safely attend school?

Training Overview

How do you handle IEP accommodations for COVID-19? Learn what ongoing mitigation measures are appropriate.

As you write students’ IEPs for the upcoming school year, COVID-19 will be a factor you need to continue addressing for the foreseeable future. Some students with existing medical conditions may suffer significant and long-term consequences from COVID-19. For those vulnerable students, you need to respond to requests for COVID-19 mitigation measures, such as face coverings.

Recent case law and Department of Education guidance can help you determine what actions to require, recommend, and avoid.

  • Can IEP and Section 504 teams incorporate mitigation measures into plans?
  • What documentation should you request to support mitigation measures?
  • What does recent research reveal about long-term COVID-19 consequences?
  • How should you document decisions regarding mitigation measures?
  • What alternatives can you propose for students who cannot safely attend school?

Who Should Attend?

  • Teachers
  • Learning strategists
  • Literacy coaches
  • Future teachers
  • Teaching assistants
  • District administrators
  • Principals
  • Assistant principals
  • Special education directors
  • Clinical staff
  • Program directors
  • School leaders
  • Educators
  • Student services directors
  • Social workers
  • Counselors
  • Behavior specialists
  • School psychologists
  • Related service providers

Expert Presenter

Richard Verstegen

  • Partner with Boardman & Clark, LLP of Madison, Wisconsin
  • School Law Practice Group and Labor and Employment Group
  • Represents educational institutions in a variety of education law matters
  • Published many articles on education and employment law related topics
  • Former president of the Wisconsin School Attorneys Association
  • Current member of the State Bar of Wisconsin
  • JD degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School

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