July 21st, 2020 | Season 2 | 34 mins 14 secs
accommodations, arthritis, attorney, back to school, college, coronavirus, covid-19, education rights, educators, employee rights school district, idea, iep, juvenile arthritis, least restrictive environment, lupus, office of studen disabilities, online learning, return to school, rheumatoid arthritis, school, section 504, teachers, truancy, virtual learning
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.