Hilbert College and St. Bonaventure University will host a free all day conference on Strategies for Success in Working with Special Populations. The conference is scheduled for April 12 with registration at 8:00 a.m. and keynote speaker Ron Hager, Esq. will open the conference, followed by break-out sessions and lunch.
Hager is a Senior Staff Attorney at Disability Rights Network and has specialized in disability law, particularly special education, since 1979, when he started his legal career in Buffalo as a VISTA attorney. After that, he was a Clinical Professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School for nine years, supervising the Education Law Clinic. In 1991, Ron moved to Neighborhood Legal Services (NLS) where he represented clients in a wide variety of disability-related cases. As part of NLS’s National AT Advocacy Project, Ron also was a frequent author on disability-law-related issues. He was co-chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on the Rights of People with Disabilities for four years, and was the President of the Board of Directors of Autistic Services, Inc., in Western New York, for 10 years.
A series of workshops on special populations will also be available. For more information and registration contact, please contact Holly Teuber, firstname.lastname@example.org.