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Legal Issues for ARDC Members: Roles in MDR Meetings, Data and Analysis in MDRs, MDR Case Eamples, ARDC Member's Roles, Key Rules for Meaningful Parental Participation ( ONLINE)
Special Education ( ONLINE)

The ARDC process is the primary means by which the IDEA ensures meaningful parental participation in IEP development.This session will address selected legal issues for school ARDC members, including the roles of members in manifestation review (MDR) meetings, proper data to collect and consider in MDRs, correct analysis to answer the MDR questions, stating a cogent and concise rationale for MDR answers and case examples illustrating common MDR issues. In addition, the session will address general ARDC process requirements, including ARDC membership, the role of regular ed teachers, scheduling of ARDC meetings, meetings without parents, evaluation review, the 10-day recess procedure preventing predetermination in ARDC meetings, and strategies to handle disagreements and dispute situations, among others.


Presenter: Jose Martin


Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)
Special Education Staff
Special Education Teacher

Important Session Information:

Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Monday, May 17, 2021
Session ID:
Credits Available:
(2) Hours
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Marcela Quintana
Jose L. Martin
Date Location
5/17/2021 9:00 AM - 5/17/2021 11:30 AM ONLINE LOCATION SITE, Online Location

Education Service Center-Region 19 ~ 6611 Boeing Drive ~ El Paso, Texas 79925 ~ Tel (915) 780-5055 ~ Fax (915) 780-5034

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