Legal Training for Parents – Registration Ends June 26

Special Education Law

Legal Training for Parents – Registration Ends June 26

This is an intensive legal training opportunity exclusively for parents/grandparents of children with autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, CA.

Posted on: June 24, 2014

Assessments that Get Services

Tired of receiving denials for services? Care to shift in a positive direction at least some of the odds toward service/funding approvals? Of course you are! Quite often, the fault lies with the assessment itself: even, in fact, with a good (if not great) assessment. How can that be?

Posted on: June 16, 2014

Empowering Autism Orange County 2014

Come to our upcoming conference in Orange County, June 27-28, 2014.

Posted on: May 22, 2014

Early Registration for Empowering Autism Ends Oct. 3

Event Links CLE Registration Parent Training Registration Regional Center Registration Sponsorship Opportunities Early Registration Ends October 3 Important update for our parent training: Parents of children who are San Diego Regional Center (SDRC) clients, may register at no cost. If your child is a client at another California regional center, please contact your caseworker with our vendor […]

Posted on: October 01, 2013

Regional Center Registration for Empowering Autism

Important update for our parent training: Parents of children who are San Diego Regional Center (SDRC) clients, may register at no cost.

Posted on: September 25, 2013

Empowering Autism

We’re excited to announce a new EBCALA website featuring our first West-coast conference. It’s entitled Empowering Autism which aptly describes our mission to advance legal and advocacy strategies to improve the lives of those with autism.

Posted on: September 13, 2013

Hope We’ll See You at Autism One 2013

We hope we’ll be seeing you at our fifth annual conference in Chicago during Autism One. In addition to our training sessions listed below, be sure to stop by our exhibition table to say hello.

Posted on: May 20, 2013

A Parent Ordered to Pay a School District’s Attorneys Fees Appeals

EBCALA recently submitted an amicus brief to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in G.M. v. Saddleback Valley Unified School District. G.M., a mother of a child with disabilities, appealed to the Ninth Circuit after the District Court denied her claims and ordered her to pay the District’s attorneys fees.

Posted on: March 21, 2013

5th Annual Legal Training Conference for Parents, Attorneys, Professionals & Advocates

We are looking towards our fifth annual conference in Chicago during Autism One which will be held May 22-27, 2013 EBCALA is sponsoring several legal education sessions.

Posted on: February 24, 2013

Help Needed to Collect Data on the New DSM-5 ASD Criteria

Please support this data collection effort by SafeMinds and The Holland Center. EBCALA is very concerned about the proposed DSM 5 redefinition of autism. The ramifications of a new autism definition are far reaching and could be devastating. Everything from epidemiology to services could be affected for individuals with autism. Those dealing with autism need […]

Posted on: September 12, 2012