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Events

Upcoming Events

Date: May 20, 2022 • 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Host: LDANJ Virtual Spring Conference, Life in High School and Beyond
Moderator: Andrew I. Meltzer, Esq.
Register Here: eventbrite.com.

Special Education 101: Legalities and Practicalities

Andrew Meltzer will discuss the structure of the IDEA, who is eligible, and how to go about securing an appropriate educational program for your newly diagnosed or changing child. Andrew will also discuss the legal remedies available to families if they disagree with the programming for their child.

 

The Learning Disabilities Association of NJ (LDANJ) is a nonprofit organization of volunteers dedicated to providing information, support, and advocacy for children and adults with learning disabilities. Our members include individuals with learning disabilities, their families, and the professionals who serve them.

Date: May 20, 2022 • 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
Host: LDANJ Virtual Spring Conference, Life in High School and Beyond
Moderator: Andrew I. Meltzer, Esq.
Register Here: eventbrite.com.

Transitioning to the College Setting with Appropriate Accommodations

Andrew Meltzer will discuss the legal requirements of post-secondary institutions to provide reasonable accommodations to students with disabling conditions. Participants will learn what is considered reasonable accommodation and the process of putting services into place.

 

The Learning Disabilities Association of NJ (LDANJ) is a nonprofit organization of volunteers dedicated to providing information, support, and advocacy for children and adults with learning disabilities. Our members include individuals with learning disabilities, their families, and the professionals who serve them.

Date: April 28, 2022 @ 3:00 PM
Event Name: Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB)
Moderator: Mariann Crincoli, Esq.
Register Here: NJCTS.org

TOURETTE TALK: Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB)

Mariann Crincoli, Esq., will discuss the rights of students and obligations of school districts in Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying (HIB) matters. The goal of this Tourette Talk is to educate the audience about procedural requirements as well as what the law requires.

 

Mariann Crincoli, Esq., has worked in both law firm and in-house settings over the last 20 years. For the past decade, she has passionately devoted her practice to education law matters, including counseling clients in the areas of special education, student discipline and harassment, intimidation and bullying, constitutional issues, residency, employment and personnel matters, and contract matters. Ms. Crincoli previously represented mentally incapacitated persons, as well as premier hospital systems in guardianship matters. She has also recently published articles regarding special education residential placements and religion in public schools. Ms. Crincoli received her law degree from Seton Hall University and her undergraduate degree from Seton Hall University where she graduated summa cum laude. She is a member of the New Jersey Bar Association and is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Date: April 21, 2022 • 7:00 PM—8:30 PM
Host: Dawn Center for Independent Living, Caregiver Connection & Support Program
Moderator: Alex M. Hilsen, Esq., L.L.M.
Register Here: Zoom/DAWNcil Caregiver Education

Educational Session: Estate Planning

Alex Hilsen will discuss the various components of Estate Planning and it’s importance for caregivers of an adult child with disabilities. Topics will include:

• The Different Types of Special Needs Trusts
• Establishing Power of Attorney in the Event you Become Incapacitated
• Financial Planning to Safeguard the Government Benefits your Child Receives
• Question and Answer

Dawn Center for Independent Living provides support to persons with disabilities throughout their lifespan so they can achieve their highest level of independence in their community.

Past Events

Transitioning from Early Intervention to Preschool - What Every Parent Needs To Know

Date: March 19, 2019
Event: Transitioning from Early Intervention to Preschool – What Every Parent Needs To Know
Speaker: Partner, Staci Greenwald, Esq.

Does Your Child Refuse to Go To School?

Date: March 27, 2019
Event: Does Your Child Refuse to Go To School?
Speaker: Partner, Jayne M. Wesler, Esq., and attorney Joan Thomas, Esq.

The DDD Application Process

Date: April 10, 2019
Event: The DDD Application Process
Speaker: Andrew I. Meltzer, Esq.

Comprehensive Estate Planning for Your Family Member with Special Needs

Date: April 11, 2019
Event: Comprehensive Estate Planning for Your Family Member with Special Needs
Speaker: Alex M. Hilsen, Esq., LL.M.

Essentials of Special Education Law

Date: April 24, 2019
Event: Essentials of Special Education Law
Speaker: Mariann Crincoli, Esq.

The Top Ten Mistakes Parents Make at IEP Meetings

Date: April 30, 2019
Event: The Top Ten Mistakes Parents Make at IEP Meetings
Speaker: Lenore Boyarin, Esq.

Navigating the College Maze: Picking the Right School with the Right Level of Supports

Date: May 11, 2019
Event: Navigating the College Maze: Picking the Right School with the Right Level of Supports
Speaker: Andrew I. Meltzer, Esq.

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