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Announcing Best Practice Webinar Series Ten

Salome Heyward, one of the leading legal experts in the field, will continue offering our popular Best Practice Series. In Series 10, we will discuss significant developments in ADA/Section 504 compliance strategies, measures and programs.

Webinar 1: Beyond Basic Academic Adjustments...  It's not just about notetakers and extended time (November 13, 2018 (1:30 EST)) – Students with psychiatric disabilities, spectrum disorders, contagious diseaes and addiction disorders have conditions that present difficult chanllenges for colleges and universtities.  While these conditions certainly can and do impact academic performance, in many instances, they reqquire that institutions adopt different approaches to both ensure that students are qqualified and are provided meaningful access to educational programs and services.  During this webinar we will discuss important compliance imperatives.

Webinar 2: Documentation Nightmares: Combating false claims, over-stated needs and unreasonable reqquests (February 12, 2019 (1:30 EST)) – In the face of an ever-increasing number of students who are reqquesting accommodations, colleges and universities are struggling to deal with a significant percentage of those reqquests which they know to be false, exaggerated and/or unreasonable. In this webinar, we will discuss the strategies and approaches that must be employed to satisfy an institution's compliance obligations.

Webinar 3: Legal Updates (April 2, 2019 (1:30 EST)) – This session will include a review of the important court decisions, settlement agreements and agency rulings of the year.  We will focus on the issues and concerns that continue to generate the majority of complaints and lawsuits.  We will also discuss significat OCR and DOJ pronouncements regarding accommodation practices and procedures.  .

For a listing of the topics to be discussed for each webinar please consult the Webinar page (3) on this site.