The Special Needs Child from A to Z: A Spectrum of Care from Assessment to Zealous Advocacy

March 19, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Featuring nationally known experts, this one-day symposium gives a broad spectrum view of the services required to care for a special needs child, including assessment, obtaining education and services, and legal and financial planning. It is designed for parents and caretakers, as well as attorneys and others who work with the families of special needs children.

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Check-In/In-Person Registration/Clinic Open House

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.

Welcome Remarks

9:15 – 11:00 a.m.

Dr. Chris Davidson, Educational Testing and Assessment, Inc. Dr. Claudia McCulloch, Licensed Educational Psychologist, Author

Assessing: Evaluating the Special Needs Child

Dr. Chris Davidson
Educational Testing and Assessment, Inc.

Dr. Claudia McCulloch
Licensed Educational Psychologist, Author

1.5 General MCLE* or 1.5 CE for LCSW**

11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Omar Naime Janeen Steel Craig Liu

Advocating: Ensuring Access to Education and Services

Omar Naime
Law Offices of Liu and Naime

Janeen Steel
Co-Executive Director and Co-Founder, The Learning Rights Center

Moderator: Craig Liu
Law Offices of Liu and Naime

1 General MCLE* or 1 CE for LCSW**

12:15 – 1:30 p.m.

Janet E. Lord, Senior Vice President for Human Rights and Inclusive Development, Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University College of Law and Senior Researcher, Harvard Law School Project on Disability

Lunch: Keynote/Fitzrandolph Speaker

Protecting the Rights of Children with Disabilities: A Global Perspective

Janet E. Lord
Senior Fellow, Harvard Law School Project on Disability and Director, Amnesty International USA

1 General MCLE* or 1 CE for LCSW**

1:45 – 3:15 p.m.

Cynthia Holton, Esq., Staff Attorney, Whittier Law School Children’s Rights Clinic Noah Herbold

Planning: Creating Guardianships and Conservatorships

Cynthia Holton, Esq.
Staff Attorney, Whittier Law School Children’s Rights Clinic

Noah Herbold
Attorney at Law, Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law, Mortensen & Reinheimer, PC

1 General MCLE and 0.5 Ethics MCLE* or 1.5 CE for LCSW**

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Avi Pai, LPL Financial Advisor / Managing Partner, Provence Wealth Management Group Tamsen Reinheimer

Financing: Planning for a Future of Care

Avi Pai
LPL Financial Advisor / Managing Partner, Provence Wealth Management Group

Tamsen Reinheimer
Attorney at Law, Co-Owner, Mortensen & Reinheimer, PC

1.5 General MCLE* or 1.5 CE for LCSW**


*Whittier Law School, Provider #2076, is a State Bar of California MCLE provider and certifies that the above activity has been approved for MCLE credits in the amount of up to 6.5 General and 0.5 Ethics MCLE credits.

**Whittier Law School, provider #PCE2720, is a California Board of Behavioral Sciences CE provider and certifies that these activities have been approved for CE-LCSW credit in the amount of 6.5 general LCSW credits.