Diane Wiscarson is an active and frequent presenter in the field of special education law. Continue to check back here for information on our attorneys’ conference and community presentations.

The following is a list of presentations Diane has given:

2016

  • Ethics Seminar: Ethics and Professional Responsibility in the Practice of Special Education Law — Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law

 

2015

  • Ethics Seminar: Ethics and Professional Responsibility in the Practice of Special Education Law — Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law

 

2014

  • Ethics Seminar: Ethics and Professional Responsibility in the Practice of Special Education Law — Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
  • Effective Use of Mediation in Resolving Special Education Disputes — Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law

 

2013

  • Developing and Writing Appropriate IEPs – A Different Perspective — Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility in the Practice of Special Education Law — Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law

 

2012

  • Ethics Seminar: Ethics and Professional Responsibility in the Practice of Special Education Law — Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
  • FAPE, Confidentiality, and Other Special Education Issues: A Conversational Work Session — Clatskanie School District, Classified Staff Inservice

 

2011

  • Ask the Attorney: A unique opportunity to have an outstanding special education attorney answer your questions about evaluations, FAPE, IEPs, placement, LRE, due process, or anything else related to special education law — RISE 22nd Annual Parent Conference
  • Issues in Special Education — Portland Public Schools Speech Language Pathologist Professional Development Workshop
  • Q&A – Ask the Experts — Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
  • Ethics Seminar: Ethics and Professional Responsibility in the Practice of Special Education Law — Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
  • Effective Mediation — ODE/COSA Fall Conference for Special Education Administrators
  • What an Attorney Looks for in a Student’s Educational Records — Longview Public Schools Staff Straining

 

2010

  • Due Process Hearing Procedures — Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
  • Scrutinizing IEPs — Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
  • Drafting Complete and Accurate Settlement Agreements — Special Education Mediator Training, Oregon Department of Education
  • Ramifications of New Federal Mandates; Section 504, IDEA and FERPA, a parents’ perspective — Eleventh Annual Conference on Special Student Populations and the Law
  • Building Positive Relationships — Eleventh Annual Conference on Special Student Populations and the Law
  • Qualifying for Special Education — “The Wisdom Among Us” Statewide Annual Conference

 

2009

  • Building Positive Relationships — Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
  • Age of Majority: A Guide for Parents — Building Futures: Secondary Transition to College and Employment

 

2008

  • Building Positive Relationships — Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
  • Ethics for Special Education Attorneys: Real-Life Survival Stories — Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
  • Ethics for Special Education Attorneys: Real-Life Survival Stories — LRP’s 29th National Institute on Legal Issues of Educating Individuals with Disabilities

 

2007

  • Building Positive Relationships — Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law

 

2006

  • Effective Parent Relations and Working with Difficult Parents — St. Helens School District
  • Working with Difficult People — Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law

 

2005

  • Working with Difficult People — Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
  • Residential Placement Cases: Child Find Nightmares — Pacific Northwest Institute on Special Education and the Law
  • Special Education Law: 9th Circuit Cases and IDEA ’04 Updates — Oregon PTI Annual Statewide Conference
  • Attorneys’ Tips for Effective Advocacy While Navigating the IEP Maze — Oregon Conference on District Supports 2005
  • Effective Parent Relations and Working with Angry and Difficult Parents — Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA) Rookie Academy Mentorship Program
  • Effective Parent Relations and Working with Angry and Difficult Parents — Cascade School District
  • Effective Parent Relations and Working with Angry and Difficult Parents — Beaverton School District Staff Development Workshop

 

2004

  • Effective Parent Relations and Working with Angry and Difficult Parents — Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA) 2004 Special Education Conference
  • Effective Parent Relations and Working with Angry and Difficult Parents — Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA) Rookie Academy Mentorship Program