2017-2018 Programs

September 12, 2017: Educational State and Federal Funding and Case Law Updates:  What You Need to Know, Jennifer Hansen, Attorney at McCracken Middle School in Skokie.

October 10, 2017: TBA.  New Location: Roger Park Montessori School, 1800 W. Balmoral, Chicago 60640.

December 2, 2017: Dr. Janet Lerner Fall Seminar:  Empowering Participation of IEP Team Members through Planning, Listening, Questioning, and Narrative Writing, Marjorie Getz, PhD.

February 13, 2018: Written Expression, Sue Grisko at McCracken Middle School in Skokie.

March 13, 2018: Using Relationships to Create a Safe Learning Environment in the Classroom , Jean Rounds, The Erikson Institute. New Location: Roger Park Montessori School, 1800 W. Balmoral, Chicago.

May 8, 2018: Dinner: Gossip, Jay Einhorn, PhD.


Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, September 12, 2017
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • McCracken Middle School, 8000 East Prairie Rd., Skokie, IL 60076

    This event is free. If you plan to attend, please email us at pldsechicago@gmail.com so that we can plan appropriately.

    Professionals in Learning Disabilities and Special Education

    presents

    Educational State and Federal Funding and Case Law Update:  What you need to know

    Presented by Jennifer Hansen, Attorney

    Tuesday, September 12, 2017

    7:00 PM

    McCracken Middle School

    8000 East Prairie Road

    Skokie, IL  60076

    Although the State budget passed, what impact, if any, will there be on schools?  Jenni Hansen of Hansen & Cleary, LLC will present on the recent updates regarding State and federal funding for schools.  She will also speak on recent case law updates impacting special education staff and students.

    Jennifer L. Hansen is a partner with the law firm of Hansen & Cleary, LLC.  She focuses her practice on the areas of special education law, mental health law, bullying investigations, and child welfare matters, among other areas, and acts as a Guardian ad Litem, Child's Representative, and/or Attorney for the Child.  She also provides consultative services to schools, represents mental health providers, and is a trained mediator and a frequent speaker on these topics.

    A Certificate of Attendance can be provided upon request.

    DISCLAIMER: Professionals in Learning Disabilities and Special Education is a not-for-profit organization offering continuing education programs to inform members of current instructional practices, assessment, and policy issues in the field of learning disabilities.  PLD/SE also offers a referral service to the community, providing qualified professionals for diagnostics and remediation.  PLD/SE provides programs as a service to its members.  PLD/SE does not endorse any specific program, speaker, instructional materials, method, treatment, or evaluation center for children with disabilities.

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Past events

Monday, June 19, 2017 Volunteer at Bernie's
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 Annual Dinner: Thirty Million Words Initiative
Tuesday, March 07, 2017 Research and Strategies Supporting Children's Positive Peer Relationships
Tuesday, February 07, 2017 The Effects of Language Difficulties on Reading Comprehension and Writing
Saturday, December 03, 2016 Dr. Janet Lerner Fall Seminar: Do It in Chrome: Apps, Extensions and Add-Ons to Support Struggling Learners
Tuesday, November 01, 2016 Executive Functioning: Development, Assessment, and Clinical Implications
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Learning Disabilities Then and Now: Models, Economics, Politics, Practice, Viability
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Volunteer at Bernie's
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 Annual Dinner: Wolcott School: From Concept to Commencement
Tuesday, March 08, 2016 Pills and Skills in Psychiatry- 2016 Update on Pills
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Educational GPS Systems: How do new licensure and student assessments affect you?
Saturday, December 05, 2015 Dr. Janet Lerner Fall Seminar: Morphology: Making Sense of Spelling, presented by Gina Cooke
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 Sensory Processing and State Regulation in the Classroom
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 The New WISC-5: Clinical Assessment, Application, and Collaboration with Special Educators
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Expression, Exploration, Change and Growth through Art, Dance, Drama and Music
Saturday, December 06, 2014 Fall Seminar: Childhood Anxiety in the Classroom: Strategies for Identifying and Managing Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

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Professionals in Learning Disabilities and Special Education is a not-for-profit organization offering continuing education programs to inform members of current instructional practices, assessment, and policy issues in the field of learning disabilities.  PLD/SE also offers a referral service to the community, providing qualified professionals for diagnostics and remediation.  PLD/SE provides programs as a service to its members.  PLD/SE does not endorse any specific program, speaker, instructional materials, method, treatment, or evaluation center for children with disabilities.  

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