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July 18, 2012

Special Education and Juvenile Justice System Course

The Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities, the State Bar of Texas Disability Issues Committee and the Juvenile Law Section announce the presentation of a Special Education and Juvenile Justice System course on video. Noted experts in the field will discuss timely special education and juvenile justice topics.

Friday, August 3, 2012
7:45 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Crowne Plaza River Oaks Hotel
8686 Kirby Drive
Houston 77054

Lawyers, medical personnel, educators, licensed professional counselors, social workers, community advocates, juvenile justice personnel and family members are invited to attend. NOTE: Early registration discount ends on Friday, July 20, 2012.

Highlights include:

  • Update on special education law
  • Mental health 101
  • Prosecutor perspectives
  • Ticketing, disclosure and the impact on special education kids
  • Chapter 55 of the Texas Family Code
  • Identifying expert resources and how to use them
  • Juvenile sex offenses 101

Benefits include:

  • Lunch provided
  • Complimentary internet
  • Complimentary parking
  • Bonus materials: acronym index/glossary
  • Course materials optionally available on a USB drive
  • Earn a total of 7.5 MCLE or CEU hrs, including 2 ethics hours

For more information or to register for the course, visit:
To register by phone call 800.204.2222 ext 1574.

If you have any questions, contact Elaine Roberts, Director Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities at or call 713.284.1990 or 281.936.0770.

For information about the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities, a division of the Department of Neighborhoods, visit

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