Students with Disabilities: ADA & 504 Compliance in the College Classroom
Live Webinar Recording
Recording Price: $199.00
(Includes Proprietary Materials)
The government has expanded the legal definition of a "disability" as recognized by the law resulting in more students being labeled "disabled." Under the American's with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act these students are offered specific protections and accommodations that must be observed. What is your obligation to accommodate students and ensure compliance with ADA and section 504, and ultimately foster academic success for disabled students? Join us for this highly-informative, 60-minute webinar, where you will discover:
What is considered a disability as recognized by the law
Legal considerations to remain compliant with ADA & Section 504
How to ensure the success of students with disabilities in the classroom
Real life ADA & 504 scenarios - what educators should and shouldn't do
ADA & Section 504 Essentials: What Educators Need to Know
What constitutes a "disability" under its expanded legal definition
Physical vs. cognitive disabilities: What this means for you
What is considered a "reasonable" accommodation
How the Americans with Disabilities Act affects college educators
Students with Disabilities: Guidelines for Success in the College Classroom
What you need to consider with a disabled student in the class
Key accommodation requirements for impaired individuals
Academic adjustments, testing and assessment considerations
How to determine if an accommodation is required
Legal & Liability Issues for Educators: Tips to Ensure Compliance
Federal law compliance: The Americans with Disabilities Act & more
Tips to balance communication & confidentiality with admins
How to ensure equality in the classroom & respond to complaints
Keys to avoid costly mistakes that plague college educators
Live Question & Answer Session - Have your questions answered by the expert!
About The Speaker
Dr. James Castegnera holds a law degree and a Ph.D. in American studies from Case Western Reserve University. Jim brings nearly three decades of experience in higher education to this webinar. Prior to law school he served Case Western Reserve as director of university communication.
He went on to teach at the University of Texas-Austin, the Widener University Law School, and at the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton Business School. Currently, and for nearly the past 18 years, he has been Rider University's associate provost and legal counsel. His diverse duties include risk management, regulatory matters, faculty and student disciplinary cases, litigation management, governance and institutional policies.
His teaching experience includes continuing legal education courses, webinars and presentations at numerous national forums, including the Annual Conference of the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Annual Homeland Defense and Security Higher Education Summit sponsored by the Naval Postgraduate School.
Join us for this 60-minute webinar to learn what accommodations educators must provide students with disabilities under the law to ensure compliance with ADA and Section 504.