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Virginia Beach, VA (Law Firm Newswire) November 25, 2013 – A new federal grant program is aimed to improve the long-term prospects of disabled children who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The Promoting Readiness of Minors in Supplemental Security Income (PROMISE) initiative will provide assistance to SSI recipients and their families in order to help the kids complete high school, postsecondary education, and job training, as well as find good jobs. “Despite the support that Supplemental Security Income provides, children who receive the benefits nevertheless tend to lag behind in higher education and employment when compared with their peers,” said […]


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White Plains, NY (Law Firm Newswire) September 13, 2013 – Parents or caregivers of children with special needs are best able to pursue those children’s educational interests when working as their advocate. There are numerous areas in which an advocate should be competent in order to be knowledgeable about the services and systems available. What does an advocate need to know? They should be able to accurately read evaluations of the student and write measurable individualized educational program (IEP) goals, based on the evaluations of the student’s current levels of performance. They should also have a depth of understanding regarding […]


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Los Angeles, CA (Law Firm Newswire) January 9, 2012 – The Collaborative Divorce Education Institute is offering a 2nd annual full team training this coming February 2, 3, & 4, 2012 in Pomona, California. This three-day training for Collaborative Family Law practitioners will be an intermediate training focusing on protocols for the full team Collaborative Practice. Developed by George Richardson, Ellie Izzo, Vicky Carpel-Miller, and Mark Hill for C.D.E.I this training is approved for 18 hours of MCLE, CFLS and BBS and CPE and CFP educational credits. Participants will learn: • The Collaborative Divorce Interdisciplinary Team Model of Collaborative Practice […]


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