In this 2-Part Online Series, in Session #1 on 9/14: Basics of Special Education, attendees will learn how to review IEP's, timelines, what to expect in a meeting, when to ask for an evaluation, and progress monitoring. In Session #2 on 10/5: Basics on Behavioral Support, attendees will learn about types of support (one on one v. shared paraprofessional), Positive Behavior Support Plans (PBSP's) and Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA's), and social skills instruction.
Our speaker, Brandi K. Suter, is an Attorney and Founder of Extraordinary Law, where the goal is to support students with disabilities and their families who need access to appropriate educational programs and services to support the student's needs. With 15 years of experience, Brandi collaborates with families to determine what services their student needs (including examining student records, advocating for educational supports and accommodations, and attending IEP, GIEP and 504 meetings alongside parents). For more information about Brandi and her work, go to www.extraordinarylaw.com.