Presentations

Presentations

“Beyond the Black Letter of the Law: Innovative Strategies to Rescue Drowning Students, Develop Appropriate Programs and Police Their Implementation”

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates Annual Conference
New Orleans, LA
Presented by: Maria C. McGinley and Jacqueline DeVore
March 9, 2019

 


 

“Advanced Advocate Training: Representing Parents in Impartial Hearings”

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates
New Orleans, LA
Presented by:  Jean Marie Brescia and Barbara Ebenstein
March 2019

 


 

“Developing and Implementing Appropriate Transition Plans”

Special Education Parent Advocacy Group (SEPAG)
Leonia, NJ
Presented by: Maria C. McGinley and Susan K. Wagner
January 31, 2019

 


 

“Importance of a Compliant Special Education Program and Special Legal Considerations Concerning IEPs and Related Documents”

Professional Development for Educators Charter High School for Law and Social Justice
Bronx, NY
Presented by: Maria C. McGinley
January 28, 2019

 


 

 “I’ve Been Called As a Witness in a Due Process Proceeding … Now What?  The Lawyer’s Perspective”

American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention
Boston, MA
Presented by: Maria C. McGinley and Jacqueline DeVore
November, 17, 2018

 


 

“New Jersey Transition Town Hall”

Autism Speaks Town Hall
Paramus, NJ
Panelist, Maria C. McGinley
September 12, 2018

 


 

“Enhancing the School Experience”

Autism Speaks Town Hall, Fordham University
Bronx, NY
Panelist, Maria C. McGinley
May 8, 2018

 


 

“Special Education Law in New York City”

New York Law School
New York, NY
Guest Lecturer, Maria C. McGinley
May 2, 2018

 


 

“The Impact Of The Supreme Court’s Decision in Endrew F.”

Presentation at New York Law School symposium
March 23, 2018

 


 

“Advanced Advocate Training: Representing Parents in Impartial Hearings, Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates

Monterey, CA
Presented by:  Jean Marie Brescia and Barbara Ebenstein
March, 2018

 


 

“The Top Ten Things You NEED To Know About Evaluations for Students with Autism”

Autism NJ Annual Conference
Atlantic City, NJ
Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley and Jacqueline DeVore
October 19, 2017

 


 

“Dollars and Cents – Practical Money Skills for Life”

Abilities Expo
Edison, NJ
Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley
May 5, 2017

 


 

“Developing Individualized, Thorough and Effective Transition Plans”

Autism NJ Transition Conference
Woodbridge, NJ
Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley
May 1, 2017

 


 

“Developing and Implementing Appropriate Transition Plans”

22nd Annual Minnesota Autism Conference
Minneapolis, MN
Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley
April 27, 2017

 


 

“The Impact of Endrew F.”

Presentation to Vermont State House
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
April 6, 2017

 


 

“Advanced Advocate Training: Representing Parents in Impartial Hearings, Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates”

Dallas, TX
Presented by:  Jean Marie Brescia and Barbara Ebenstein
March, 2017

 


 

“Analyzing the IEP:  Identifying and Filling Gaps to Meet Each Student’s Needs”

34th Annual Autism NJ Conference
Atlantic City, NJ
Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley and Jacqueline DeVore
October 28, 2016

 


 

“Developing Individualized, Thorough and Effective Transition Plans”

34th Annual Autism NJ Conference, Atlantic City, NJ
Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley and Jacqueline DeVore
October 28, 2016

 


 

"Presentation at Stephen Wise Free Synogogue: The Transition to Adulthood"

Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
April 7, 2016

 


 

"The Challenge Of Proving The Capacity Of Individuals With Disabilities To Tell The Truth In A Sexual Abuse Case"

Yale Medical School
New Haven, CT
Presented by: Gary S. Mayerson
April 1, 2016

 


 

"Advanced Advocate Training: Representing Parents in Impartial Hearings, Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates"

Philadelphia, PA
Presented by:  Jean Marie Brescia and Barbara Ebenstein
March, 2016

 


 

 “T.K. v. New York City Department of Education: Insights on the Recent Second Circuit Decision Addressing Bullying in the Context of Parents’ Special Education Procedural Rights”

Westchester Women’s Bar Association Education Committee
Pleasantville, New York
Presented by:  Jean Marie Brescia
February, 2016

 


 

"Autism Speaks Award Ceremony"

Westfield, NJ
Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley
February 2, 2016

 


 

 “The Needs of Families with Autism”

Union County Freeholders
Elizabeth, NJ
Presented by: Maria C. McGinley
January 26, 2016

 


 

“New Jersey Transition Town Hall”

Autism Speaks Town Hall, Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ
Moderated by: Maria C. McGinley
November 18, 2015

 


 

“Special Education Law in New York City”

New York Law School
New York, NY
Guest Lecturer, Maria C. McGinley
October 27, 2015

 


 

“Opening the Door to Adulthood:  How to Create and Implement Appropriate Transition Planning for Students”

Autism New Jersey Annual Conference
Atlantic City, NJ
Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley
October 16, 2015

 


 

“Where Do Your Dollars Go? A 2015 Update on the NJ Chapter Board of Autism Speaks”

Long Branch, NJ
Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley
July 30, 2015

 


 

“Hot Topics in Special Education Litigation”

Practising Law Institute, 15th Annual School Law Institute
New York, NY
Panelist, Maria C. McGinley
June 5, 2015

 


 

“Autism Advocacy and Science in New Jersey: The Latest Hot Topics”

Lowenstein Sandler
Roseland, NJ
Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley and Linda Brzustowicz
May 28, 2015

 


 

“Employment: The Autism Advantage”

United Nations World Autism Awareness Day
Presented by: Randy Richardson
April 2, 2015

 


 

"Advanced Advocate Training: Representing Parents in Impartial Hearings, Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates"

San Diego, CA
Presented by:  Jean Marie Brescia and Barbara Ebenstein
February, 2015

 


 

“Presentation: Determining Least Restrictive Environment”

Autism NJ Annual Conference
Atlantic City, NJ
Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley
October 23, 2014

 


 

"Walk Now for Autism Speaks North/Central NJ"

Cranford, NJ
Presentation by:  Maria C. MCGinley
October 16, 2014

 


 

“Town Hall on Adult Services”

Mercer Community College,
West Windsor, NJ
Moderated by:  Maria C. McGinley
October 7, 2014

Mayerson Presentation

 


 

“Why I Walk? How Autism Speaks’ Fundraising Directly Affects Our Communities”

West Orange, NJ
Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley
September 18, 2014

 


 

“Universal Strategies in the Early Childhood Environment for Successful Learning”

YAI 2014 International Conference

New York, NY

Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley

April 29, 2014

 


 

“Transitioning Children from Early Intervention to Special Education Services”

11th Annual Young Child Expo & Conference

New York, NY

Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley

April 23, 2014

 


 

“Writing an Effective Closing Brief”

Fordham University, School of Law, New York, NY

Guest Lecturer, Maria C. McGinley

April 23, 2014

 


 

“How Nations And Families Can Transform The Right To Inclusive Education Into Effective Evidence-Based Programs”

United Nations, World Autism Awareness Day

New York, NY

Presented by: Gary S. Mayerson

April 2, 2014

 


 

“Special Education Legal Rights and Entitlements”

Hunter College, Bridge the Gap CLE

New York, NY

Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley

January 15, 2014

 


 

“Introduction to Special Education Law”

Hunter College, Bridge the Gap CLE

New York, NY

Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley

December 15, 2013

 


 

“Presentation: Effective Litigation Strategies”

NYSBA Special Education Law Update 2013

New York, NY

Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson

November 13, 2013

 


 

“Preparing Your Case for Appeal”

New York State Bar Association, 2013 Special Education Law Update

Mt. Kisco, NY

Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley

November 6, 2013

 


 

“Advising Prospective/New Clients and Protecting Your Practice – A Skills-Based Course”

Hunter College, Bridge the Gap CLE

New York, NY

Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley

November 2, 2013

 


 

"Walk Now for Autism Speaks North/Central NJ"

Cranford, NJ

Presentation by: Maria C. McGinley

October 20, 2013

 


 

“What Inspires Me”

West Orange, NJ

Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley

July 11, 2013

 


 

“Presentation: Navigating the School System”

FACES Peace of Mind Lecture Series (NYU/Langone Medical Center)

Presented by: Gary S. Mayerson

June 17, 2013

 


 

“Ethical Considerations in Special Education Law and Beyond”

Hunter College, Bridge the Gap CLE

New York, NY

Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley

May 19, 2013

 


 

“I Disagree with My IEP – Now What?”

PULSES/ Empowering Ellenville Event

Goshen, NY

Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley

May 18, 2013

 


 

“Effectively Navigating the IEP Process”

YAI 2013 International Conference

New York, NY

Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley

May 9, 2013

 


 

“Special Education Law – A Case Study”

Bridge the Gap CLE

Newark, NJ

Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley

April 21, 2013

 


 

“Special Education Law – An Overview”

Hunter College, Bridge the Gap CLE

New York, NY

Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley

March 9, 2013

 


 

“Administrative Litigation: A Look Into New York City Special Education Law”

Bridge the Gap CLE

New York, NY

Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley

December 2012

 


 

“Introduction to Special Education”

Bridge the Gap CLE

New York, NY

Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley

December 2012

 


 

“Bullying and the Law” 

New York Law School, Bridge the Gap CLE

New York, NY

Presented by: Maria C. McGinley

September 2012

 


 

“Ethics in the Field of Special Education” 

New York Law School, Bridge the Gap CLE

New York, NY

Presented by: Maria C. McGinley

September 2012

 


 

“Introduction of Special Education Law – Part 2” 

New York Law School, Bridge the Gap CLE

New York, NY

Presented by:  Maria C. McGinley

September 2012

 


 

“How to be Proactive in Serving Students with ASD:  A Legal Perspective from the Parents’ Side”

Rethink Autism, National Leadership Summit,

New York, NY

Presented by: Maria C. McGinley

July 2012

 


 

“Introduction to Special Education Law – Part 1”

Seton Hall Law School, Bridge the Gap CLE

Newark, NJ

Presented by: Maria C. McGinley

June 2012

 


 

"Effectively Navigating the Educational Planning Process for your Child with Autism”

Hudson County, NJ Support Group

Hudson County, NJ

Presented by: Maria C. McGinley

March 2012

 


 

"Keynote Presentation: The Evolving Legal Implications of School Bullying"

Northeastern University Law School

Presented by: Maria C. McGinley

March 22, 2012

 


 

“CLE presentation: Bullying as a FAPE Deprivation”

14th Annual Conference of Council of Parent Advocates and Attorneys (Miami Hilton Hotel)

Miami, FL

Presented by: Gary S. Mayerson

March 9, 2012

 


 

"Presenter and Moderator: The Meeting House Winter Symposium"

At Lincoln Center

Presented by: Gary S. Mayerson

January 26, 2012

 


 

“Bullying of Students With Disabilities and FAPE Deprivation”

CLE Presentation: 2011 Special Education Law Update (NYC)

New York, NY

Presented by: Gary S. Mayerson

October 26, 2011


 

“Bullying as a Recognized FAPE Deprivation for Children with Disabilities – The Impact and Lessons of T.K., et al. v. New York City Dep’t of Educ.

New York State Bar Association, 2011 Special Education Law Update,

Albany, NY

Presented by: Maria C. McGinley

October, 2011


 

“Presentation: Autism and the Law”

St. John’s University Alumni Insider Series

Presented by: Gary S. Mayerson

March 22, 2011

 


 

“Impartial Hearings – Hearing Officers’ Perspectives”

Westchester Women’s Bar Association Education Committee,

Harrison, New York

Presented by: Jean Marie Brescia

December, 2009

 


 

“Presentation: Educational Entitlements and Accommodations - What Are My Rights?”

NYU Langone Medical Center FACES Conference

Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson

October 25, 2009

 


 

"Featured Presenter: New York University Panel on Special Education Issues"

Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson

April 28, 2009

 


 

“Featured Presenter, WNET/WLIW Public Television Celebration of Learning”

Annual Conference in NYC

New York, NY

Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson

March 8, 2009

 


 

"CLE Presentation: Special Education Law Update”

New York State Bar Association

Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson

November 16, 2007

 


 

"Panelist, Special Education Panel"

Jewish Community Center of Manhattan

Manhattan, NY

Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson

September 2007

 


 

 "COPAA Keynote Speaker"

Council of Parent Advocates and Attorneys

Phoenix, Arizona

Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson

April, 2006

 


 

"Presentation: Twelfth Annual Education Law Conference, Law and Education:  Crucial Issues 2005"

University of Southern Maine
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
July, 2005

 


 

"Presentation: How To Compromise With Your School District Without Compromising Your Child”

Rutgers University
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
October, 2004

 


 

"Presentation: How To Compromise With Your School District Without Compromising Your Child”

ELIJA Foundation
Long Island, NY
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
September, 2004

 


 

"Presentations: Eleventh Annual Education Law Conference, Law and Education: Crucial Issues 2004"

University of Southern Maine
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
July, 2004

 


 

"Presentations: National Academy for IDEA Administrative Law Judges and Impartial Hearing Officers (concerning evaluation of expert testimony and assessing 'autism' cases)"

Seattle University School of Law
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
June, 2004

 


 

“Conducting Impartial Hearings in New York City”

New York State Education Department Impartial Hearing Officer Training
New York, NY
Presented by:  Jean Marie Brescia
April, 2004

 


 

"Presentation: The Legal Aspects of Supported Inclusion”

Autism 2003 Conference held in Atlantic City, New Jersey (sponsored by COSAC)
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
May, 2003

 


 

"Presentation: How To Compromise With Your School District Without Compromising Your Child”

Angel of Autism Conference sponsored by S.A.F.E.
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
April, 2003

 


 

"Presentation: How To Compromise With Your School District Without Compromising Your Child” 

Autism 2002 Conference sponsored by COSAC
Atlantic City, NJ
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
May, 2002

 


 

"Keynote Presentation: National Autism Symposium"

Sponsored by the Missouri Department of Health
Kansas City, MO
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
April, 2002

 


 

"Presentation: How To Compromise With Your School District Without Compromising Your Child”

Autism 2002 sponsored by POAC and Georgian State College
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
April, 2002

 


 

"Presentation: Education Law and the Child With Brain Injury”

Jointly sponsored by Mt. Sinai Hospital and the Traumatic Brain Injury Association
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
March, 2002

 


 

"Workshop: How To Compromise With Your School District Without Compromising Your Child”

Conference sponsored by the National Alliance for Autism Research and FECA
White Plains, NY
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
November, 2001

 


 

"Presentation: Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism”

PLI Education Law Institute
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
March 26, 2001

 


 

"Invited Testimony: Special Education - Is IDEA Working As Congress Intended?”

United States House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform, 107th Congress, First Session
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
February 29, 2001

 


 

"Presentation: Navigating The Hurdles of Due Process”

Sponsored by the JCC on the Palisades
Bergen County, NJ
Presented by: Gary S. Mayerson
October, 2000

 


 

"Presentation: Parent Support and Advocacy”

Intensive Behavioral Conference 2000
Presented by: Gary S. Mayerson
June, 2000

 


 

"Workshop: Autism Foundation of New York"

Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
February, 2000

 


 

"Presentation: Parent Support and Advocacy"

Sponsored by Lovaas Institute for Early Intervention
Dallas, Texas
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
May, 1999

 


 

"After-Dinner Presentation: The Lighter Side Of Advocating For Your Child”

Sponsored by Dr. Andrew Bondy and Dr. O. Ivar Lovaas
Chicago, Illinois
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
April, 1999

 


 

"Presentation: How To Be An Effective Advocate For Your Child”

Innovative And Effective Interventions For Autism sponsored by FEAT of Oregon
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
January, 1999

 


 

"Featured Presentation: Connecticut Families for Effective Autism Treatment"

Hartford, Connecticut
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
September, 1998

 


 

"Presentation: Autism, Applied Behavior Analysis and The Law”

Presented to graduate students at Columbia University, Hunter College and New York University
Presented by:  Gary S. Mayerson
Spring, 1998

 

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