Intersect between Neuropsychology and Attorneys through the IEP Process,
with Carly Christopher, Attorney at Law
Date: Wednesday, May 24th
Time: 6-8 pm PST
Live Webinar via Zoom
Carly Christopher previously worked as a behavioral consultant and behavioral therapist for various non-public agencies (NPA) in California serving students with autism and emotional disturbance (ED) both in the home and school settings. In addition, she developed behavior plans with educators and parents with a focus on positive reinforcement systems. During her years in law school, she was a law clerk for Disability Rights California, formerly known as Protection & Advocacy. Following law school, Carly worked at Loughrey and Woelfel, a firm specializing in special education litigation.
Carly has worked in over 50 school districts, successfully resolving cases for students with a variety of disabilities including, but not limited to, autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, rare genetic disorders, and severe depression. In 2016, Carly successfully argued in front of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals creating caselaw that would improve the lives of children with disabilities across the country. She is dedicated to working towards inclusive societies for people living with disabilities. She has guest lectured at Touro University, San Francisco State University and for agencies supporting people with disabilities such as Support for Families of Children with Disabilities in San Francisco. In addition, she has presented at the California Association of Behavior Analyst Conference with a team of psychologists and educators.
She is a member of the Council of Parents Advocates and Attorneys (COPAA) and California Association of Parent and Child Advocacy (CAPCA). She believes that each and every person deserves dignity and respect and the opportunity to be a contributing member of society.
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this workshop, the participants will be able to:
- Describe the role of the independent neuropsychologist in the IEP process and the role of a special education attorney and when they intersect.
- Prepare independent neuropsychologist for presentation of reports as it relates to the IEP legal procedures.
- Analyze when a client would need the assistance of legal representation through the IEP.
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APA CEs: 2
Webinar will be live-interactive and meets criteria for live CE hours
NCNF is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NCNF maintains responsibility for this program. NCNF is also approved for continuing education for Qualified Medical Examiners (QME).