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December 1, 2018 | 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Category: Workshop
Location: Chaney Branch, Detroit Public Library
16101 Grand River
Detroit, MI
Cost: Free
Audience: Community

Special Education Law 101 is a series of free workshops for parents, guardians and other caregivers of children with disabilities. The workshops are presented by the Disability Law Clinic at Wayne State University Law School. 

Advance registration is requested but not required. Register at

The workshops will help parents, guardians and other caregivers of children with disabilities understand and protect their children’s rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Topics addressed will include:

  • Evaluation & eligibility
  • Special education & related services
  • Free appropriate public education
  • Least restrictive environment
  • Individualized education plans
  • Complaints, due process hearings & other procedural safeguards

The Disability Law Clinic is a law office at Wayne State University Law School, staffed by second- and third-year law students working under the supervision of a professor who is a licensed Michigan attorney. The Clinic provides free legal help to Detroit-area residents with disabilities in non-criminal matters related to their disabilities (e.g. disability civil rights, special education, health insurance coverage, guardianship/conservatorship, Social Security Disability Insurance/SSI).

To register, or to request reasonable accommodations, please contact the Wayne Law Disability Law Clinic at 313-577-4015 or

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For more information about this event, please contact Disability Law Clinic at 313-577-4015 or