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Attorney Training: Special Education Law and Advocacy 101 CLE

Oct 26

Oct 26, 2023
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

virtual via Zoom

This training will provide an overview of special education law and advocacy. This training targets attorneys with limited or no education advocacy experience. It will cover the basic outline of a parent's rights and a school's responsibility under special education law and practical tips on how to help parents navigate advocacy with their child's school. This presentation will prepare volunteer attorneys to engage in education advocacy on behalf of Legal Aid clients or students in their lives.

This 1.5-hour virtual CLE will cover the basics of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, IEPs, 504 plans, and dispute resolution options.

By engaging in education advocacy, volunteers can help parents and students have equitable access to learning that meets the child's unique needs and will foster a foundation for educational growth.

1.5 hours of general CLE credit available

Advance registration required. Click here to register. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

This event is presented by Legal Aid as part of this year’s local events to honor the ABA’s Celebration of Pro Bono.  Click here to learn more about other pro bono events in Northeast Ohio.

To learn more about volunteering with Legal Aid, visit our website, or email

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