Advocating For Your Loved One with Autism
Date Published: October 2016
The speaker for our third webinar is Gary Mayerson, JD, founder of Mayerson and Associates, the nation’s first civil rights law firm dedicated to representing individuals with autism. In this webinar, Mayerson discusses how families can have an effective IEP meeting and make the case for services and assessments. This webinar is 60 minutes long.
Who is Gary Mayerson?
Gary Mayerson, JD is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. He has testified before Congress on the subject of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (“IDEIA”) and is well published in the field. He is the author of How To Compromise With Your School District Without Compromising Your Child (DRL Books 2005), the “ABA Litigation” chapter appearing in Dr. Ivar Lovaas’ book, Teaching Individuals With Developmental Delays, the “Legal Considerations” chapter appearing in the Second Edition of Dr. Donna Geffner’s book, Auditory Processing Disorders (2013), and the “Autism in the Courtroom” chapter appearing in the Fourth Edition of Dr. Fred R. Volkmar’s seminal treatise, Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (2014). He has also been interviewed by the Today Show (NBC), Dan Rather (HDNet), Katie Couric, CNN, PBS, HLN, ABC, NPR, and many others about his work.