Attorney Laura Athens Discusses Legal Rights of Students with Disabilities: Innovative Strategies and Approaches to Resolving Disputes

Thursday October 24, 2013: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

Do you have a child who has a disability? Are your aware of their legal rights?

Laura Athens discusses the legal rights of students with disabilities from preschool through high school. Protections under the Individuals with Disability Education Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act will be reviewed and educational options and dispute resolution options will also be discussed.

This event is cosponsored by the UM Council for Disability Concerns as part of the Council's Investing in Ability Week.