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Advancing the Human & Civil Rights of People with Disabilities in Illinois



Equip for Equality Hosts Disability Rights Consortium Meeting on May 31st

Special Education Law: The Year in Review

The next meeting of the Disability Rights Consortium will take place on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, from 9:30am-11:00am at Equip for Equality (20 N. Michigan, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60602).‚Äč Note that we are meeting on the 5th Wednesday this month.

Topic:  Special Education Law: The Year in Review, May 31, 2017

Our topic for the meeting will be Special Education Law: The Year in Review. With the Supreme Court issuing two disability education decisions this term, the information provided should be particularly timely.


Our speaker will be Professor Mark Weber from the DePaul College of Law, one of the leading experts on special education law.

CLE Available

1.5 hours of CLE credit will be provided to attorneys.


A captioner will be available. If you can't attend in person, you can participate via teleconference by calling 800-910-8278 and entering code: 1940990. We are hoping to also webcast this meeting and will share details about that option as they become available. If you need other accommodations to participate in the meeting, please contact Barry Taylor at by May 24.

Please also mark your calendars for upcoming Consortium meetings:

6/28 – Hate Crimes and Disability
7/26 – Update from the Commissioner from the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities




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