MCLE Special Requirements: Elimination of Bias

Disability Rights Protections in the Employment & Labor Context

Training
Disability Rights Protections in the Employment & Labor Context Training recorded: Apr 20, 2020
The session will provide information about what constitutes a “disability” under civil rights laws, and what legal protections are afforded to employees (or applicants) who meet that definition. The session will also provide information about available remedies, along with tips and best practices for planning for advocacy, and preparing clients for advocacy.

Accessibility for People with Disabilities in Direct Legal Services (intellectual, developmental, and/or psycho-social disabilities):

Training
Accessibility for People with Disabilities in Direct Legal Services (intellectual, developmental, and/or psycho-social disabilities): Training recorded: Oct 23, 2019
This session will offer some limited discussion of general language use and disability etiquette relating to the disabilities being covered in this session, as well as biases and stereotypes prevalent in popular culture. The primary focus will be on accommodations, policy modifications, and best practices when working with people with intellectual, developmental, and/or psycho-social disabilities. Physical accessibility will also be covered since people can have multiple disabilities. We will also spend some time addressing intersectionality and things to consider when working with folks with multiple marginalized identities, including disability. This session is focused on delivery of legal services in a direct services context.

New Horizons for Students with Disabilities: Implications from the SCOTUS decision in Endrew v. Douglas Co. Sch District

Training
New Horizons for Students with Disabilities: Implications from the SCOTUS decision in Endrew v. Douglas Co. Sch District Training recorded: Dec 5, 2017
In this webinar, we will hear from an author of the disability community amicus brief in Endrew and one of the thought leaders in this arena about the implications of Endrew for students with disabilities and their advocates.