Legal Considerations in Determining the LRE

This session is from the NASP 2022 Annual Convention

  • CPD: 3
  • PMD: 1,10
  • Skill Level: Advanced

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. learn to access, review, and incorporate legal decisions affecting special education within the public school setting;
  2. discuss recent and relevant legal decisions addressing the LRE for students with disabilities; and
  3. develop strategies to minimize the risk of exposure to litigation associated with a special education program within the public school setting.


This workshop will review the laws, regulations, and legal decisions associated with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) mandate requiring that students with disabilities be able to learn in the least restrictive environment (LRE). The knowledge and skills can be implemented in your daily practice of school psychology to minimize litigation while meeting the needs of students. The workshop will be delivered through PowerPoint presentation with supplemental materials that include excerpts from legal decisions.



Carl D. Corbin


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