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Overcoming COVID-19's Impact on Your Student with Special Needs


with special education law attorney and author Pete Wright

About Wrightslaw

Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for reliable information about special education law and advocacy for children with disabilities. Harbor House Law Press is a mission-oriented publisher who develops user-friendly publications about special education law and advocacy. Its publications are designed to meet the needs of parents of children with disabilities, regular and special educators, special education service providers, health care professionals, child advocates, and attorneys who represent children with disabilities.

About the class

In this live class for families navigating the complex world of special education, we'll discuss strategies for making the best of school closures. We'll explore topics like understanding your child's progress and regression, compensatory education, contingency plans, and how to get your student's education back on track.

Meet your instructor, Pete.

Pete Wright is an attorney who represents children with special educational needs. His advocacy grew out of his personal educational experiences. Pete represented Shannon Carter before the U.S. Supreme Court in Florence County School District Four v. Shannon Carter, where the Court issued a unanimous decision on Shannon's behalf. Pete is the author of multiple books focused on advocacy for students with special needs.

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