WEBINAR OVERVIEW

In this webinar, Paul Grossman will cover major trends in accessibility law as it applies to higher ed. If you haven't had the chance to see Paul speak at AHEAD, this is a great opportunity to learn about the state of accessibility in higher education from the retired Chief Regional Attorney at the US Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR). 

This session will cover key illustrative cases and decisions in 2017-2018 that have potential impact on campus and organization policies, practices, and environments, including:

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November 30th, 2017

from 2pm-2:30pm ET

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The Legal Year in Review: Accessibility Trends in Higher Ed

The Legal Year in Review: Accessibility Trends in Higher Ed

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FREE WEBINAR: Thursday, May 3rd at 2pm ET

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Thursday, May 3rd

2pm-3:30pm ET

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Paul Grossman

Former Chief Regional Attorney

Office for Civil Rights, San Francisco

  • Trends in digital equality.
  • The state of accessibility complaints under the OCR (and its new Case Processing Manual).
  • Service animals and emotional support animals.
  • Accommodating students who are self-injurious.
  • Auxiliary aids in the clinical setting.
  • The next big issues, including the disability-related manifestations of sexual violence.
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Lily Bond

Moderator

3Play Media

For over 40 years, Paul served as a civil rights attorney for the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (OCR); 30 years as its Chief Regional Attorney in San Francisco, supervising as many as 25 attorneys.  Paul has worked on every type of education discrimination matter including school desegregation, sex discrimination in intercollegiate athletics, equal educational opportunity for language minority children and securing a “free appropriate public education” (FAPE) for school-children with disabilities. For nearly 20 years, Paul also had lead responsibility for internal disability law training for all of OCR.

Paul worked in OCR Headquarters at the time of the writing of the first disability anti-discrimination regulations and in San Francisco, witnessing the historic “504 sit-in” at United Nations Plaza   Over his career, Paul investigated, wrote decisions, and settled hundreds of disability discrimination cases, in many instances developing new approaches to protecting students with disabilities.

Paul starts his second decade as an Adjunct Professor of Disability Law at Hasting College of Law, University of California.  He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD), the Public Policy Committee of the Association for Children and Adults with AD/HD (CHADD), and the Disability Rights Advocates (DRA) Expert Advisory Board.  

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Presented by Paul Grossman, retired Chief Regional Attorney at the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights