Federal Civil Rights Protections for Students with Disabilities presented by Jason Langberg

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Date(s) - Apr 28, 2021
9:00 am - 10:30 am


Learn about the legal protections in Section 504 and the ADA that can be used to advocate for the educational needs and wellbeing of students with disabilities. Learn how to advocate for students with disabilities by filing complaints and pursuing remedies with the Office for Civil Rights.

The presenters:
Jason Langberg is an attorney at the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Education. Prior to joining OCR in 2016, Jason spent over six years as a legal services lawyer in Virginia and North Carolina, where he worked for education justice through legal advice and representation, community outreach and education, and policy advocacy. Prior to law school, Jason worked with and on behalf of youth in Maryland and New York.

Emily Harvey is an attorney at the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. She obtained her law degree from George Mason University in December 2013 after completing her education at the University of Denver as a visiting student. During law school, she interned with various federal civil rights agencies. After graduation, she spent over six years advocating on behalf of individuals with disabilities at Disability Law Colorado before joining the Department of Education.

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