Monthly Archives: November 2015

40th Anniversary of The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

COPAA Weekly November 17, 2015
Protecting the Legal and Civil Rights of Students with Disabilities and their Families
  40th Anniversary of The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 
Students Madison Essig, Noah Kane and their families and teachers share thoughts on high expectations, the importance of learning, achieving, teamwork, accommodations and rights under the law.Today the U.S. Department of Education celebrated... Read more

Leah Snyder Batchis quoted extensively in The Philadelphia Inquirer about the intricacies of special education law and the importance of a strong team, including both legal and educational expertise

Seminar: Tools for handling disabilities. ALAN J. HEAVENS, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER Saturday, November 14, 2015 To understand the day-to-day lives of parents of children with disabilities, Francis X. McNesby offers this study of a group of mothers raising children with autism. The study, reported in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, measured the levels of cortisol, a hormone...
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Leah Snyder Batchis is quoted in the Legal Intelligencer this week regarding the continuing need for special education practice in Pennsylvania, and the growth of that practice area

Special Education Practices Small, but Growing Lizzy McLellan, The Legal Intelligencer 11/09/2015 While special education law is a niche with a small group of players, attorneys who practice in the area said the number of lawyers working in the field has grown in recent years, and they are poised to encounter a continuing flood of legal questions and...
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