- Mary Lou Mobley, National Disability Expert, U.S. Dept. of Education
- Length of Session: 1-hr
- Format: Lecture
- Expertise Level: Beginner
- Type of session: General Conference
OCR’s National Disability Expert will cover key disability law enforcement actions from OCR, including investigations and compliance reviews, from the past year.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights enforces title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, with respect to educational entities. In this presentation, OCR’s National Disability Expert will cover key enforcement decisions from the past year.
- Learn about OCR’s enforcement efforts in the area of disability rights law
- Educational entities will learn more about Title II of the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
- Learn more about effective communication, academic adjustments, physical accessibility, and other topics
Mary Lou Mobley
Mary Lou Mobley graduated from Duke University in 1990 with a law degree and a Master’s in Philosophy. After clerking for a Federal judge, she joined the Federal government in Washington, DC, as a Trial Attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section, where she earned numerous awards including the John Marshall Award for Distinguished Service. In 2006, she moved to Denver and joined the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, where she currently serves as OCR’s National Disability Expert.