This workshop provides an overview of specific legal requirements pertaining to the unique learning needs of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). With an emphasis on the requirement that children with ASD receive educational opportunities which reflect competency and potential, this workshop will address current trends, legal standards, evaluation rights and procedures, discussion of court cases, and special education service options for children with ASD.
This workshop is presented by Leslie Hughes, Autism Center Information Specialist, Massachusetts Advocates for Children https://massadvocates.org/autism/
If you cannot attend or would like to review the material in advance you can see this presentation via webinar here: https://massadvocates.org/autism-parent-training-webinar/
Location: Westwood High School, 220 Nahatan Street
Park in the front horseshoe parking lot off Nahatan Street. Go through the doors marked “District Administration”. Once inside follow signage to Professional Development Room.