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Gauge the real-world implications of the Endrew F. FAPE standard and understand the substantial impact it has on how IEPs are drafted and implemented.
Find out how to properly deal with children with significant cognitive disabilities to avoid risk and liability.
Ensure schools use appropriate progress standards when evaluating IEP goals.
The Endrew F. FAPE Standard vs. the Rowley Standard
Ensuring Educational Goals Are Appropriately Ambitious Given Children's Unique Circumstances
TARA L. MOFFETT is a partner with Girvin & Ferlazzo, PC, where she concentrates her practice in the area of education law with a focus on special education. She is experienced in the field of special education, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Ms. Moffett’s practice includes consultation, negotiation, mediation, litigation, and appellate work in state administrative proceedings and federal court. She provides guidance and training to school districts on general education matters such as confidentiality of student records, residency issues, bullying, and discipline. Ms. Moffett is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and in the state of New York. She is an adjunct professor with Empire State College teaching business law and employment law. Ms. Moffett has also been named to the executive board for the New York Capital Region Special Education Task Force. She is a cum laude graduate of the State University of New York at Albany and a graduate of Albany Law School of Union University.
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