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Virtual Training - “Challenging Behaviors & the Legal Rights of Students with Disabilities”

Dec 9, 2021, 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM Location: Virtual via Zoom

Thursday, December 9, 2021           

Registration: Please use the links below for the desired session time:      

Cost:  Free! Please register by Thursday, December 2, 2021.

Questions: Call 315-797-1253

Please contact us by December 2, 2021 if an American Sign Language Interpreter or alternate format of materials are needed.

Flyer for Virtual Training - Challenging Behaviors & the Legal Rights of Students with Disabilities

This presentation will offer strategies and suggestions for supporting students with challenging behaviors, including:      

  • Summary of legal rights,
  • Positive behavior supports,
  • Student discipline, and  
  • Use of physical restraints or seclusion.


  • Will also provide an update on the impact of COVID-19 on Special Education Law.  

Presenter: Patrick Radel is an attorney with the law firm Getnick Livingston Atkinson & Priore, LLP in Utica. Mr. Radel represents families and students in special education law.

Legal Education will be provided. If you need Legal Advice, an attorney should be retained or consulted who is admitted to practice in your jurisdiction. 

This is a free training for parents and professionals.

Funding for this training is provided by Family Support Dollars. 

This document was developed under grant CFDA 93.778 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.