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Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California (Free)

Released on: May. 9, 2014
Running Time: 06:12:40

Running Time Segment Title Faculty Format
[01:06:08] Special Education Advocacy - Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Lauren Giardina ~ Staff Attorney, Disability Rights California
Linda Johnson ~ Staff Attorney, Education Law Project, San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, Inc.
Jill Rowland ~ Education Program Director, Alliance for Children's Rights
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[01:00:40] School Discipline and the School to Prison Pipeline Lauren Giardina ~ Staff Attorney, Disability Rights California
Linda Johnson ~ Staff Attorney, Education Law Project, San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, Inc.
Jill Rowland ~ Education Program Director, Alliance for Children's Rights
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[00:59:50] Unique Laws and Additional Services Lauren Giardina ~ Staff Attorney, Disability Rights California
Linda Johnson ~ Staff Attorney, Education Law Project, San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, Inc.
Jill Rowland ~ Education Program Director, Alliance for Children's Rights
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[01:00:10] Youth Entitlements and Supports 101 - An Overview of Benefits Programs for Youth Erin Palacios ~ Staff Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid
Brian Blalock ~ Youth Justice Project Director, Bay Area Legal Aid
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[00:59:30] Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits for Youth Andrea L Banks ~ Staff Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid
Lisa Newstrom ~ Managing Attorney, Santa Clara County, Bay Area Legal Aid
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[01:00:25] Entitlement Programs and Supports for Youth in Out-of-Home Placements Alice Bussiere ~ Staff Attorney, Youth Law Center
Molly L Dunn ~ Policy Attorney, Alliance for Children’s Rights
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In this program you can receive the basic information you need to represent low-income children in California with education, regional center, and public benefits issues. Learn the basic substantive law regarding special education, school discipline, regional center eligibility, foster care benefits, CalWORKs, and SSI, so you can take a pro bono case to assist a low-income child in California.

Lecture Topics [Total time 06:12:40]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.

  • Program Overview and Introductions* [00:05:57]
    Brian Blalock, Linda Johnson
  • Special Education Advocacy - Individualized Education Plan (IEP) [01:06:08]
    Linda Johnson, Lauren Giardina, Jill Rowland
  • School Discipline and the School to Prison Pipeline [01:00:40]
    Lauren Giardina, Linda Johnson, Jill Rowland
  • Unique Laws and Additional Services [00:59:50]
    Lauren Giardina, Linda Johnson, Jill Rowland
  • Youth Entitlements and Supports 101 - An Overview of Benefits Programs for Youth [01:00:10]
    Brian Blalock, Erin Palacios
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits for Youth [00:59:30]
    Lisa M. Newstrom, Andrea L. Banks
  • Entitlement Programs and Supports for Youth in Out-of-Home Placements [01:00:25]
    Alice Bussiere, Molly L. Dunn

The purchase price of this Web Program includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:

  • Appendix A: Sample Records Request
    Linda Johnson
  • Appendix B: Sample File Review for Youth Not Yet Special Education Eligible
    Jill Rowland
  • Appendix C: Sample File Review for Youth Already Special Education Eligible
    Lauren Giardina
  • Appendix D: Special Education Rights and Responsibilities, Sample Assessment Request Letter and Additional Sample Documents
    Lauren Giardina
  • Appendix E: Special Education and Early Intervention Advocacy Manual
    Jill Rowland
  • Appendix F: Special Education Program Eligibility Checklist
    Jill Rowland
  • Appendix G: Larry P. v. Riles, 793 F.2d 969 (9th Cir. 1984)
    Linda Johnson
  • Appendix H: Suspensions and Expulsions
    Linda Johnson
  • Appendix I: California Education Code Section 48900–48900.7
    Linda Johnson
  • Appendix J: Changes in Education Law Regarding Positive Behavior Assessment and Planning Fact Sheet
    Lauren Giardina
  • Appendix K: Dear Colleague Letter on the Nondiscriminatory Administration of School Discipline, United States Department of Justice and United States Department of Education, January 8, 2014
    Lauren Giardina
  • Appendix L: McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
    Linda Johnson
  • Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California (PowerPoint Slides)
    Jill Rowland, Lauren Giardina, Linda Johnson
  • Eligibility and Assistance Standards Chart for Determining Relatedness of Caretaker Relatives, California Department of Social Services Eligibility and Assistance Standards Manual
    Brian Blalock
  • Youth Benefits Comparison Chart
    Brian Blalock
  • All County Information Notice No. I-35-13, Best Practices for Increasing Eligible Youth Participation in the CalFresh Program, California Department of Social Services, July 24, 2013
    Brian Blalock
  • Medi-Cal Eligibility Division Information Letter No.: I-14-05, Treatment of Former Foster Care Children’s (FFCC) Program, California Department of Health Care Services, January 17, 2014
    Brian Blalock
  • JV-210 Application to Commence Proceedings by Affidavit and Decision by Social Worker
    Brian Blalock
  • Fair Hearing Request Form, California Department of Social Services
    Brian Blalock
  • Youth Entitlements and Supports 101—An Overview of Benefits for Children, Youth, and Young Adults (PowerPoint Slides)
    Brian Blalock, Erin Palacios
  • POMS DI 14505.010: Policy for Section 301 Payments to Individuals Participating in a VR or Similar Program, United States Social Security Administration
    Andrea L. Banks, Lisa M. Newstrom
  • Quick Guide to Mining the Special Education Record for Evidence
    Lisa M. Newstrom
  • Disability Report—Child—Form SSA-3820-BK, United States Social Security Administration
    Andrea L. Banks, Lisa M. Newstrom
  • Childhood Disability Evaluation Form, United States Social Security Administration
    Andrea L. Banks, Lisa M. Newstrom
  • POMS DI 25225.020 How We Define “Marked” and “Extreme” Limitations (Section 416.926a(e)), United States Social Security Administration
    Andrea L. Banks, Lisa M. Newstrom
  • POMS DI 25225.030 Acquiring and Using Information (Section 416.926a(g)), United States Social Security Administration
    Andrea L. Banks, Lisa M. Newstrom
  • POMS DI 25225.035 Attending and Completing Tasks (Section 416.926a(h)), United States Social Security Administration
    Andrea L. Banks, Lisa M. Newstrom
  • POMS DI 25225.045 Moving About and Manipulating Objects (Section 416.926a(j)), United States Social Security Administration
    Andrea L. Banks, Lisa M. Newstrom
  • POMS DI 25225.040 Interacting and Relating With Others (Section 416.926a(i)), United States Social Security Administration
    Andrea L. Banks, Lisa M. Newstrom
  • POMS DI 25225.050 Caring for Yourself (Section 416.926a(k)), United States Social Security Administration
    Andrea L. Banks, Lisa M. Newstrom
  • POMS DI 25225.055 Health and Physical Well-Being (Section 416.926a(l)), United States Social Security Administration
    Andrea L. Banks, Lisa M. Newstrom
  • Parental Monthly Income Deeming Worksheet, United States Social Security Administration
    Andrea L. Banks, Lisa M. Newstrom
  • Sample Adult SSI Brief
    Andrea L. Banks, Lisa M. Newstrom
  • Sample Child and Adult SSI Brief
    Andrea L. Banks
  • Sample Child SSI Advocacy Letter
    Andrea L. Banks, Jessica A. Breslin, Lisa M. Newstrom
  • Sample SSI Child Brief
    Andrea L. Banks, Lisa M. Newstrom
  • Supplemental Security Income: An Introduction for Youth Advocates (PowerPoint Slides)
    Andrea L. Banks, Lisa M. Newstrom
  • Entitlement Programs and Supports for Youth in Out-of-Home Placements PowerPoint Citations
    Alice Bussiere
  • All County Letter No. 07-10, Best Practice Guidelines for Screening and Providing for Foster Children with Disabilities, California Department of Social Services, February 28, 2007
    Alice Bussiere, Molly L. Dunn
  • SSI: What it Takes to Make a Child Eligible
    Alice Bussiere, Molly L. Dunn
  • SSP 22 Authorization for Nonmedical Out-of-Home Care (Board and Care), California Department of Social Services
    Alice Bussiere, Molly L. Dunn
  • Kin-GAP: What it Takes to Make a Child Eligible
    Alice Bussiere, Molly L. Dunn
  • Availability of Kin-GAP Benefits Past Age 18
    Alice Bussiere, Molly L. Dunn
  • Q & A—Kinship/Relative Foster Care
    Alice Bussiere, Molly L. Dunn
  • Adoption Assistance: What it Takes to Make a Child Eligible
    Alice Bussiere, Molly L. Dunn
  • Availability of AAP Benefits Past Age 18
    Alice Bussiere, Molly L. Dunn
  • Adoption Assistance: An Introduction, Clearinghouse Review: Journal of Poverty Law and Policy, July–August 2011, Volume 45, Numbers 3–4
    Alice Bussiere
  • Federal Foster Care Eligibility: What it Takes to Make a Child Eligible
    Alice Bussiere, Molly L. Dunn
  • Comparison of Benefits for Non-Minor Dependents
    Alice Bussiere, Molly L. Dunn
  • Permanency Outcomes and Benefits
    Alice Bussiere, Molly L. Dunn
  • Focus Brief: California Foster Children Placed Into Poverty
    Alice Bussiere, Molly L. Dunn
  • Entitlement Programs and Supports for Youth in Out-of-Home Placements (PowerPoint Slides)
    Alice Bussiere, Molly L. Dunn

Presentation Material

  • Unique Laws and Additional Services: Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California (PowerPoint Slides)
    Linda Johnson, Lauren Giardina, Jill Rowland
  • Youth Entitlements and Supports 101 - An Overview of Benefits Programs for Youth: Youth Entitlements and Supports 101 - An Overview of Benefits for Children, Youth, and Young Adults (PowerPoint Slides)
    Brian Blalock, Erin Palacios
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits for Youth: Supplemental Security Income: An Introduction for Youth Advocates (PowerPoint Slides)
    Lisa M. Newstrom, Andrea L. Banks
  • Entitlement Programs and Supports for Youth in Out-of-Home Placements: Entitlement Programs and Supports for Youth in Out-of-Home Placements (PowerPoint Slides)
    Alice Bussiere, Molly L. Dunn
Co-Chair(s)
Brian Blalock ~ Youth Justice Project Director, Bay Area Legal Aid
Linda Johnson ~ Staff Attorney, Education Law Project, San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, Inc.
Speaker(s)
Andrea L. Banks ~ Staff Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid
Alice Bussiere ~ Staff Attorney, Youth Law Center
Molly L. Dunn ~ Policy Attorney, Alliance for Children’s Rights
Lauren Giardina ~ Staff Attorney, Disability Rights California
Lisa Newstrom ~ Managing Attorney, Santa Clara County, Bay Area Legal Aid
Erin Palacios ~ Staff Attorney, Bay Area Legal Aid
Jill Rowland ~ Education Program Director, Alliance for Children's Rights

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