Mock Transition IEP: How to Have Successful Transition Meetings at School
Tuesday, October 8 • 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Reed Memorial Library - Jenkins Room - 167 E. Main Street, Ravenna OH 44266
Many parents of students who are on an IEP want to learn more about the meeting process, including their role in making the meeting as successful as possible. Kerry will facilitate the mock IEP meeting, pausing periodically to discuss important concepts and answer questions. Enjoy networking with other parents and light refreshments.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This session is for parents, caregivers, or professionals working with youth and young adults who have developmental disabilities and/or require significant support.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Attorney Kerry Agins has devoted her legal practice to the representation of individuals with disabilities. With a primary focus in special education, she has assisted students with a wide variety of diagnoses in ensuring that their needs are met in Ohio’s public schools. She has represented individuals in eligibility and IEP meetings, administrative reviews and resolution sessions, and in front of
state and government agencies for IDEA and Section 504 complaints, due process hearings, state level reviews, and in federal court.
Kerry welcomes and enjoys speaking to parent groups and teaching continuing legal education classes on these matters. As an adjunct professor she co-taught disability law at Case Western Reserve University. Kerry has also represented parent groups in bringing successful complaints regarding systemic issues to the Ohio Department of Education. She has co-counseled with juvenile and domestic relations attorneys regarding unique issues involved in servicing children with special needs.
PLANNING SUPPORT FOR PORTAGE COUNTY AREA TRANSITION BOOTCAMP IS PROVIDED BY:
|Event Start Date||10-08-2019 6:30 pm|
|Event End Date||10-08-2019 8:30 pm|
|Location||Reed Memorial Library|