Special Education Pro Bono Attorney Training Videos

Even by conservative estimates, more than 12,000 children in DC have disabilities that require special education accommodations. Many special education cases come to use through Healthy Together, our medical-legal partnerships with Children's National and Mary's Center. Children's Law Center has produced a series of training videos to outline special education practice in DC.

1. Overview of Healthy Together and Handling Special Education Cases

Overview of Healthy Together and Handling Special Education Cases

2. Overview of DC’s School System: DCPS, Public Charter School, Other Options

Overview of DC's School System: DCPS, Public Charter Schools, Other Options

3. What is Special Education? Overview of Special Education Law in the District of Columbia

What is Special Education? Overview of Special Education Law in the District of Columbia

4. Case Realities: Representation Implications and Strategies You Can Use

Case Realities: Representation Implications and Strategies You Can Use

5. Handling a Special Education Case: From First Contact through Advocacy Development

Handling a Special Education Case: From First Contact through Advocacy Development

6. The Due Process Hearing: Overview of the Process, Practice Tips, and Litigation Skills

The Due Process Hearing: Overview of the Process, Practice Tips, and Litigation Skills

7. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: 504 Plans at School

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973: 504 Plans at School