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CLE – Working with Families in Accessing Educational Rights
Working with Families in Accessing Educational Rights
March 20, 2023
12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
1.5 Skills Credits
Taconic Resources for Independence, Inc (TRI) advocates for the civil rights of individuals with
disabilities in Dutchess County and empowers them to lead self-directed lives with independence and
dignity. TRI promotes self-help, equal access, peer role modeling, personal growth, and empowerment
for persons with disabilities. In this course, the staff of its Special Education Advocacy Program will
present an overview of services/educational entitlements, systemic challenges faced and strategies available to youth and their families in accessing needed educational services and being prepared for the transition from school to adult life.
Lisa Tarricone, Executive Director of TRI
Patrick Muller, MSW, Independent Living Specialist at TRI
Jennifer O’Neill, Special Education Advocate at TRI
Douglas Gilmour, LMSW, Special Education Advocate at TRI
Patricia Lucio-Penn, Special Education Advocate at TRI
Hon. Jeffrey C. Martin, Dutchess County Family Court
Co-hosted by Families First Court Initiative
Center for Justice Innovation
Dutchess Family Court
NY Child Welfare Court Improvement Project (CWCIP)
This program will be presented virtually via Zoom. Link and materials will be sent to registrants the day before the course.
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