38th National Institute on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities

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38th National Institute on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities

Events Date: April 25, 2017

By: William J. Zee and David M. Walker
Related Practice Area: Education

Location: Gaylord National, National Harbor, MD

Barley Snyder Speaking Sessions:

Tuesday, April 25 - 10:15am - 11:30am

B3: Developing Effective Responses to Inappropriate Sexualized Conduct and Behaviors Related to Adverse Childhood Experiences
Gain perspective on the importance of using trauma-informed school practices, at the intersection of the IDEA, to address student behaviors. Attorneys David Walker and William Zee will examine best practices designed to help shape a district’s response to the manifestation of trauma-related and/or inappropriate sexual behaviors and provide tips on conducting a thorough investigation. In addition to a review of the IDEA’s procedural protections, they will explore a balance of disciplinary responses and behavioral supports and share the importance of staff professional development and victim support.

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