Date(s) – 12/12/2018
7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Lexington Community Center Room 242
39 Marrett Road
Please join us for an evening with Dan Heffernan, Attorney with Kotin, Crabtree & Strong, as he provides an overview of special education law and process as well as tips on how to effectively advocate for special education services.
Daniel T.S. Heffernan is a partner with Kotin, Crabtree & Strong and concentrates his practice on representing families of children with special needs in education and civil rights matters. He is a 1987 cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School. From 1995 to the present he has served on the board of directors of the Federation for Children with Special Needs and was board president from 1995 to 2007. He received the 2014 President’s Award from the Federation for Children with Special Needs. In 2002, he and his wife, Julie, received the Dr. Allen C. Crocker Award for Excellence from the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress. He writes and lectures frequently on special education law and advocacy. Mr. Heffernan has been named a Super Lawyer in special education law every year since 2005 and was named as a Top Rated Lawyer in Education by The Boston Globe. From 1995 to 2000, he served as the president of the board of directors of Community Legal Services and Counseling Center. He also serves on the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress Education Task Force. He has two daughters, Maggie and Evie, and a twenty-seven year old son, Brian, who has Down syndrome.
Bookings are closed for this event.