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.

Empowering Autism is a two-day conference in San Diego:

Friday, October 18, 2013
3-6:30 p.m.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Panel Discussion – “Judicial and Practitioner Perspectives on the Special Education Litigation Process”

Join the special education litigation discussion in beautiful Solana Beach and learn from seasoned California Office of Administrative Hearing Judges Judith Pasewark and Darrell Lepkowsky, and special education lawyer Timothy A. Adams, moderated by University of San Diego Law School Professor and special education law practitioner, Margaret Dalton.

Panel discussion will be followed by a catered reception for our panel participants hosted by EBCALA.

Register online now.

Saturday, October 19, 2013
8 a.m.-5 p.m.

This is an intensive legal training opportunity exclusively for parents/grandparents of children with autism spectrum disorders and related developmental disabilities at San Diego State University.

Topics include: Preparing for Advocacy, Long-term Educational Planning, Special Education Law, Assessments, Family Law, Regional Center (state agency) Advocacy and Insurance Law. Read descriptions of each session.

Faculty:
Timothy Adams, Esq.
Lynne Arnold, MA
Wendy Dumlao, Esq.
Karen Fessel, Dr. PH
Cara Lucier, Esq.
Mitchel Perlman, PhD
Kim Mack Rosenberg, Esq.
Summer Stech, Esq.

Register online now.

Support Empowering Autism

We need both volunteers and financial support from individuals and companies to further our mission to provide trainings and resources addressing the legal hurdles faced by the autism community. Please contact us to get involved and please see the sponsorship opportunities for the conference.