Session Detail

Special Education Legal Update from A to Z with Paula Roalson

From Assessment to Zero tolerance policies, there is something here for you and your team!  Walsh Gallegos Attorney Paula Maddox Roalson will present this full day session for administrators, special education staff and related services providers, special and general education teachers, and campus leadership.  Topics will include a review of recent legislation impacting special education, a closer look at the intersection between special education and dyslexia, the discipline of students with disabilities, and a conference favorite—Paula’s case law review from the past year.  Participants will gain a better understanding of the law impacting how students with disabilities receive appropriate educational services and will leave with practice pointers for keeping your school in compliance with federal and state laws related to special education. 

Important Session Information:

Paula Maddox Roalson has represented the legal interests of Texas public school districts for more than 20 years.  Paula’s current practice focuses on special education litigation and related matters. Before joining Walsh Gallegos in 1996, Paula served as the Staff Attorney for Special Education for the Texas Association of School Boards.

Paula is a member of numerous professional organizations and is a frequently requested speaker at national, state, and local conferences. She has written and presented many articles concerning education law for various school organizations.

Dimension 4.3: Professional Development

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Session ID:
Credits Available:
(6) SD or CPE
Contact Person:
DeAnn Barnwell
Walsh, Gallegos, Trevino, Russo, and Kyle
Administrators, Assessment (Evaluation) Personnel, Diagnosticians/LSSPs, Special Education Coordinators, Special Education Directors, Teachers, Special Education
Date Time Location
6/20/2019 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Region 6 ESC

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