Special Education Parent Advisory Council
February 18, 2015
Sudbury's SEPAC is sponsoring a February 24th presentation by Janine A. Solomon, an attorney at Kotin, Crabtree & Strong, LLP in Boston well-versed in the areas of special education and disability law. In her talk, Attorney Solomon will give an overview of the IEP process, including:
- Preparing for Team meetings, including keeping track of and organizing documents;
- What the law mandates regarding IEPs;
- Making Team meetings productive;
- When do you need an advocate and when do you need a lawyer?
- Common mistakes that undermine parents' ability to obtain appropriate services.
When: 7:00 - 8:30pm Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Where: Goodnow Library,
21 Concord Road, Sudbury, MA
About Janine Solomon, Esq.
Since 2002, she has concentrated her practice exclusively in the area of special education law. Ms. Solomon represents students with disabilities and their parents in disputes with their school districts, and represents and advises parents in all aspects of special education.
Ms. Solomon has also testified on proposed amendments to M.G.L. Chapter 71B to enhance protections for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, to improve opportunities for parents and independent evaluators to observe student’s special education programs, to lower the eligibility age for transition services to 14, and to promote the successful transition of students with disabilities to post-secondary education, employment, and independent living.