Presentation Title

Legal Guidance Related to Behavioral Supports for Students with Disabilities

Brief Biography

Emily Suski teaches at Georgia State University's College of Law. Prior to joining the faculty at GSU, she co-taught the Child Advocacy Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law, and she was a Clinical Teaching Fellow at Georgetown University Law Center. She also worked as a staff attorney in the JustChildren Program at the Legal Aid Justice Center in Charlottesville, Virginia. Much of her work and scholarship has focused on education issues generally and in particular for children with special needs. She received a B.A., J.D., and M.S.W. from the University of North Carolina and an LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center.

Highest Degree of Presenter(s)

LL.M. (also: J.D., M.S.W.)

Presentation Abstract

This presentation will focus on the relationship between behavioral supports, FAPE, and LRE. In addition, it will include information on how behavioral issues trigger child find/the responsibility to evaluate students for special education. It will also cover bullying--specifically how bullying of (or by) students with disabilities gives rise to responsibilities to address the issue in the IEP. Finally, it will cover how Hospital/Homebound should and should not be used for students exhibiting behavioral problems.

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Legal Guidance Related to Behavioral Supports for Students with Disabilities

This presentation will focus on the relationship between behavioral supports, FAPE, and LRE. In addition, it will include information on how behavioral issues trigger child find/the responsibility to evaluate students for special education. It will also cover bullying--specifically how bullying of (or by) students with disabilities gives rise to responsibilities to address the issue in the IEP. Finally, it will cover how Hospital/Homebound should and should not be used for students exhibiting behavioral problems.