Special Education Law and Advocacy Series (SELAS)

Thank you for your interest in USD School of Law Special Education Law and Advocacy Series (SELAS). We are offering this year's series via Zoom.

With a goal of providing important and useful information on special education law and practice, the University of San Diego School of Law offers its Special Education Law and Advocacy Series (SELAS). This specialized program not only educates participants about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and other related laws and includes an in-depth look at Regional Center services, it also offers practical tips for special education advocacy. Past participants have included parents of children with disabilities, professionals working in related fields, school district staff, related services providers (such as speech and language pathologists), attorneys, and others.

The series includes six seminars, which may be taken individually or as a complete program. The seminars are taught by experienced special education attorneys as well as a licensed clinical psychologist. No textbook is required and each seminar includes electronic handouts. A “Certificate of Completion” will be given to all enrollees who complete all six seminars.

Types of Attendance

VIRTUAL: A separate Zoom registration is required to receive a personalized link to each Zoom session. The Zoom registration will be sent once you have completed registration.

Registration Information

Seminars are open to anyone who wishes to enroll. You may register here.  Please email usdlawevent@sandiego.edu for the registration promo code and more information. If you are a Non-Profit /Government employees you may request a promo code for a discount of 25%. Please email usdlawevent@sandiego.edu for further information.

Registration Information

Full Series (6 seminars) $500 **must be purchased by March 15

Full Series (6 seminars) with MCLE $600 **must be purchased by March 15

Individual Seminars (cost per seminar) $100

USD Law students & USD employees FREE

2022 Seminar Topics

Sat., Mar 19

Seminar 1: Intro to Disability/COVID-19/Regional Center Services

Sat., Mar 26

Seminar 2: Intro to Law & Education/Eligibility, Entry & Assessments

Sat., Apr 2

Seminar 3: IEP Process & Compliance

Sat., Apr 9

Seminar 4: Early Intervention & IDEA Dispute Resolution

Sat., Apr 23

Seminar 5: Student Behavior & Discipline; Assessments

Sat., Apr 30

Seminar 6: Compliance & Adult Transition

** No Session on Saturday, April 16 **


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