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

Autism One
Intercontinental Chicago O’Hare

EBCALA seeks to educate lawyers, parent advocates and others in state-of-the-art legal and medical aspects of autism. Leading attorneys, scientists and advocates will review the most current and critical issues affecting the autism community at periodic conferences.

At Autism One’s annual conference (May 22-26, 2013) we will be holding a Legal Training Conference for attorneys, advocates, professionals and parents.

Special Education Law Day

Thursday, May 23, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Lynne Arnold, Tim Adams, Esq. and Jennifer Keefe, Esq.

  • IDEA Overview
  • Preparing for Advocacy
  • Assessments & Evaluations
  • IEP Strategy
  • Advanced Special Education Topics
  • Questions & Answers

Multiple Autism Law Sessions

Thursday, May 23, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

2 p.m.
Impact of the DSM-5 Changes on ASDs – What Parents Need to Know
Katie Weisman, Mitchel Perlman, PhD, Steven Kosser
Moderator: Rick Ellis

3 p.m.
Know Your Family Law Rights
Lisa Colin, Esq. and Kim Mack Rosenberg, Esq.

4 p.m.
Navigating the Maze of Health Insurance for Autism-related Interventions
Karen Fessel, Dr PH

Friday, May 23

8:30 a.m.
An Update On Congress, Autism and the VICP
Mark Blaxill, Lou Conte, Brian Hooker and Rolf Hazelhurst, Esq.
Moderator: Lisa Colin, Esq.

Saturday, May 24

1:45 p.m.
Know Your Vaccine Exemption Rights
Mary Holland, Esq. Kevin Barry, Esq., Bob Krakow, Esq.
Moderator: Kim Mack Rosenberg, Esq.