Disciplining students can create a mess of legal issues. Disciplining students with special needs can get even messier. Our seasoned legal faculty will show you which response strategies are legally sound, and which will land you in hot water. Put an end to disruptive behavior without creating ammunition for a lawsuit - register today!
Determine when different types of discipline are (and are not) appropriate.
Learn how to evaluate if the misbehavior is a manifestation of a student's disability.
Discover how to conduct FBAs and design BIPs to address a student's behavioral issues.
Understand schools' legal obligations when students with disabilities are being bullied.
This course is part of the Special Education Law in New York series.
ABIGAIL HOGLUND-SHEN is an attorney at Frazer & Feldman, LLP, a boutique education law fim. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she has regularly advised clients on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, New York COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave, and Executive Orders involving New York's COVID-19 Travel Advisory. She has successfully handled appeals to the Commissioner of Education involving student immunization, homelessness, and residency. Ms. Hoglund-Shen currently serves as vice chair of the Nassau County Bar Association's Education Law Committee. Together with Christie Jacobson, a partner at her firm, she co-authored two articles: in May 2020, "Reimagining Reopening: Ideas for School Districts" in On Board, a publication of the New York State School Boards Association; and in October 2019, "The End of an Era: The Abolition of Religious Exemptions to Immunization Requirements" in the Nassau Lawyer, the Nassau County Bar Association's monthly newsletter. Ms. Hoglund-Shen regularly contributes research and writing assistance to Frontline Education's Read All About It, a monthly column on salient special education cases written by her firm's managing partner, Jack Feldman. Prior to joining Frazer & Feldman, LLP, Ms. Hoglund-Shen clerked for the Honorable Arthur Bergman (New Jersey, Middlesex Vicinage, Chancery Division, General Equity) and interned for the Honorable Troy K. Webber (New York, Appellate Division, First Department). She received her law degree from William & Mary Law School in 2017 and her B.A. degree (writing seminars, with honors) in 2012 from Johns Hopkins University. Ms. Hoglund-Shen graduated from Phillips Academy Andover in 2008. She is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey, and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Hoglund-Shen was a senior instructor at Capstone Prep, an academic enrichment center based in Hong Kong.
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