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The next GSPT webinar on Housing Rights for Families with Special Needs Children is scheduled for Wednesday, October 21  from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm PDT with guest speaker Celia McGuinness, a seasoned disability rights trial lawyer.  Many parents who advocate for their children’s rights in school and with Regional Centers do not know their children have rights to fair housing as well.  Here, we discuss federal and state protections against disability discrimination in the home, such as rights to reasonable accommodation; alteration, repair and maintenance of accessible property features; and assistance animals.   We offer concrete methods for getting the alterations and accommodations your child needs to be safe and comfortable at home.  
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The presentation will be one hour followed by 30 minutes for Q&A.  There is no cost to participate and qualifies for 1 hour of MCLE Credit by the State Bar of California. 

In order to participate, please register here:  

If you with to earn MCLE credit, please download the form at http://www.gspt.org/attorney-resources
 Please mark your calendar for our next webinar on November 17  at 11:30 am PDT with Avram L. Sacks Esq., a national expert in Social Security law.  Mr. Sacks will discuss the different types of benefits, critical issues around the application process and interplay of different benefits.  Registration information will be sent out next month.  If you would like to submit questions in advance, you can respond to this email.