Effective IEP Strategies with Mark Woodsmall, Esq, covers the IEP process, assessments, FAPE, mediation, the IEP team meeting, IDEA. In this webinar, some of the topics discussed by Mark Woodsmall include:
The IEP team meeting, mediation.
The 14 areas of eligibility for IDEA or the Individuals with Disability and Education Act
The role of parents in the IEP process; the assessment- planning process
The meaning of FAPE
Building long-term relationships with the educators
Mark Woodsmall is the founder of Woodsmall Law Group, PC a law firm based in the San Gabriel Valley area. The firm practices exclusively in the areas of Special Education and representation before the Regional Center.
In 2006 Mr. Woodsmall joined the faculty of the USC Gould School of Law as a Professor Adjunct, teaching in the area of special education law. He also serves as the teaching attorney in the Special Education Advocacy Training Project – Los Angeles.
The SEAT Project, an innovative nationwide advocacy training project, is funded under grant from the US Department of Education and administered through COPAA, The Council of Parent Attorneys & Advocates and the USC Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (Children’s Hospital Los Angeles).