LRP's National Institute Announces Eight Engaging Conference Symposiums
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Pre- and Post-Conference Symposiums will include nationally recognized experts to assist special education professionals in making a positive impact on their students, programs and communities.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - iSportsWire -- LRP's National Institute on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities®, the leading source for compliance strategies, best practices and case updates impacting special education programs, announced today six Pre- and two Post-Conference Symposiums. These eight extended-length Institute offerings will give special educators an opportunity to take a deeper look at major issues in their field including behavior management plans, dyslexia, autism and more as part of the event taking place April 16 – 19, 2023 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

One full-day Pre-Institute Symposium will be held on Sunday, April 16:
  • Mission Possible – Developing Sound Behavior Management Plans with Joseph B. Ryan, Ph.D., Sue Stanzione Distinguished Professor, Clemson University.

Five half-day Pre-Institute Symposiums will be held on Sunday, April 16 in the morning and afternoon:
  • IDEA: All the Things You Need to Know presented by Geneva Jones, Attorney, Geneva Jones & Associates, PLLC.
  • Section 504: All the Things You Need to Know with Alefia Mithaiwala, Attorney, Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo.
  • Special Educators' Roadmap for Crafting Legally Defensible Goals, Objectives, and Accommodations presented by Courtney Stillman, Partner, Himes, Petrarca & Fester, Chtd.
  • Louisiana Special Education Law Update! with Wayne T. Stewart, Attorney, Hammonds, Sills, Adkins, Guice, Noah & Perkins, LLP.
  • Dyslexia Eligibility, Goals, and Services presented by Jan Tomsky, Partner, Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost LLP.

Two Post-Institute Symposiums will conclude the conference and take place on Wednesday, April 19 in the afternoon:
  • Special Education Strategies to Address Truancy and School Refusal presented by Rebecca Heaton Hall, School Solicitor, Weiss Burkardt Kramer, LLC, and Dr. Jessica Dirsmith, Clinical Assistant Professor, Duquesne University.
  • All Things Autism with Pamela Leist, Shareholder, Ennis Britton Co., LPA.

"The Pre- and Post- Symposiums offer an opportunity to hone-in on critical issues surrounding specific topics. Attendees are guaranteed to take home new ideas, skills, and approaches to serving students in special education," said Julie J. Kline, Esq., Vice President, LRP Media Group and Conference Chair.

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In addition to the symposiums, the Institute will feature 40 sessions focused in six different learning tracks as well as three captivating general sessions with NCAA Division One Hall of Fame Athlete Roger Crawford, attorney Geneva Jones and attorney Karen Haase from KSB School Law, PC, LLO.

Professionals who register by December 9, 2022, can take advantage of $200.00 Super Savings off the on-site rate. For more information and to register visit or call toll-free 1-800-727-1227.

Kristin Baier
LRP Media Group

Source: LRP Media Group

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