Heidi Goldsmith has been serving the needs of children and families in the area of special education for 20 years. Prior to founding Bradley Goldsmith Law, Ms. Goldsmith practiced law at McAndrews Law Offices. During her 19 years at McAndrews Law, Ms. Goldsmith became a Shareholder of the firm and was Supervising Shareholder of the Special Education Department for over 10 years.
Ms. Goldsmith is the Parent Attorney Representative to the Stakeholders Council for the Office for Dispute Resolution which oversees all due process and mediations in the state of Pennsylvania. Ms. Goldsmith also serves on the Professional Advisory Board of the Learning Disabilities of America as well as the Chair of the By-Laws and Policy Committee. Ms. Goldsmith has frequently spoken at National and State-Wide Special Education Conferences including the LDA, Arthritis Foundation, COPPA and PBI.
Ms. Goldsmith offers substantial expertise in the area of Special Education Law and handles a wide variety of special education matters, civil litigation cases and criminal justice issues.
July 21st, 2020 | Season 2 | 34 mins 14 secs
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As COVID-19 cases continue to spike across the country, the question on every parent’s mind is “when can schools safely reopen?” For parents of children with juvenile arthritis or parents and college students with autoimmune diseases, this question carries even more weight. While no safety measure or plan can completely eliminate infection risk, there are things you can request to make learning environments safer. In this episode, expert Heidi Goldsmith Esq., an educational rights attorney with over 20 years of experience, shares tips on making the most out of educational rights plans during the pandemic. Learn what they are to better advocate for yourself or child.
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