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Dalton, Margaret

Chapters of Books or Articles within Books

Journal Articles

  • “Education Rights and the Special Needs Child” in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America (2002)

Other Print and Electronic Media

  • San Diego Graduation Requirements Miss the Mark San Diego Union-Tribune (November 19, 2015)

Presentations and Conferences

  • "Authority for the Rights of Students in Special Education" as presenter at SDSU Educational Leadership Program at (April 25, 2017)
  • "Authority forthe Rights of disabled Students in Public Education in the United States" as presenter at San Diego Diplomacy Council, Delegation of Chinese Professionals at (March 16, 2017)
  • "Critical Components and Pitfalls in Special Education Law" at at SDSU Educational Leadership Program (April 19, 2016)
  • "Key Trends in Special Education Law" as presenter at Disability Rights California State-Wide Trainint at (October 11, 2015)
  • "A Multidisciplinary Approach to Addressing Issues that Affect Families in the Dependency System" as panelist at Join Law Office Training at San Diego Superior Court (March 19, 2015)
  • "What Does the Law Require to Accommodate Those with Special Needs? " at at San Diego Psych-Law Society (February 27, 2015)
  • "The Five Commandments of Special Education" as presenter at National Association of Counsel for Children, National Conference Presenter (with ALJ) at (August 19, 2014)
  • "Ask the Experts" as panelist at Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at (February 9, 2014)

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