4th Annual Legal Training for Attorneys, Advocates, Professionals & Parents

We are looking towards our fourth annual conference on May 24 in Chicago during Autism One. EBCALA is sponsoring two legal education tracks this year, both for continuing legal education credit (CLE).

*Registration is required for both attorneys and parents. Register online now.

Continuing Legal Education available: 7.25 hours with reciprocity in most states.

CLE Options:

  • Attend Conference
  • Watch Live Webcast
  • Purchase DVD to Watch Later

Track 1 is a thorough overview of the many legal challenges that face the autism community. This track will pull together tremendous lawyers and advocates who are fighting for justice for the autism community.

  • Know Your Parental Rights with DSM5 ASD Changes
  • Know Your Family Law Rights
  • Know Your Vaccine Exemption Rights
  • Know Your Medicaid Rights
  • Know Your Life Planning Rights for an ASD Family Member
  • Know Your Insurance Rights
  • Know Your First Amendment Rights:
    An Inside Look at Andy Wakefield’s Defamation Case

Speakers: Mary Holland, Katie Weisman, Jodi Bouer, Esq., Mitchel Perlman, PhD, Steven Koser, Lisa Colin, Esq., Kim Mack Rosenberg, Esq., Alan Phillips, Esq., Michael Sanders, Lisa Rudley and Dan Olmsted.

Track 2 is one of the best training available anywhere on what ASD parents, advocates and lawyers need to know about special education law. While Track 2 is not appropriate for the advanced special education lawyer, it is entirely appropriate for lawyers who have expertise in other areas and are seeking to deepen their knowledge in this area.

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

Speakers: Timothy Adams, Esq., Lynne Arnold and Mitchel Perlman, PhD.

Read session descriptions and speaker bios.