Wrights
law


The Special Ed Advocate Newsletter
September 12, 2000

 Home  >  Advocacy Libraries  >  Newsletter Archives  >  2000  >  September 12

Home  
Issue - 86

ISSN: 1538-3202


The Special Ed Advocate
It's Unique ... and Free!

Enter your email address below:

 

2015 Training Programs

Jan 16 - School District, LA

Jan 24 - Corpus Christi, TX

Jan 24 - Pensacola, FL

Jan 31 - Champaign, IL

Feb 19 - Lincroft, NJ

Feb 24 - Knoxville, TN

Feb 26 - Memphis, TN

Full Schedule

Be a Hero ...

 Jason at Ft. Benning
... to a Hero
Learn more

Wrightslaw

Home
Topics from A-Z
Free Newsletter
Seminars & Training
Consultations
Yellow Pages for Kids
Press Room
FAQs
Sitemap

Books & Training

Wrightslaw Books & DVDs
Wrightslaw Storesecure store lock
  Advocate's Store
  Student Bookstore
  Exam Copies
Training Center
Bulk Discounts
New! Military Discounts
Mail & Fax Orders

Advocacy Library

Articles
Doing Your Homework
Ask the Advocate
FAQs
Newsletter Archives
Summer School Series
Success Stories
Tips

Law Library

Articles
Caselaw
IDEA 2004
No Child Left Behind
McKinney-Vento Homeless
FERPA
Section 504
Fed Court Complaints

Topics

Advocacy
ADD/ADHD
Allergy/Anaphylaxis
Assistive Technology
Autism Spectrum
Behavior & Discipline
Bullying
College/Continuing Ed
Damages
Discrimination
Due Process
Early Intervention (Part C)
Eligibility
ESY
Evaluations
FAPE
Flyers
Future Planning
Harassment
High-Stakes Tests
Homeless Children
IDEA 2004
Identification & Child Find
IEPs
ISEA
Juvenile Justice
Law School & Clinics
Letters & Paper Trails
LRE/Inclusion
Mediation
Military / DOD
No Child Left Behind
NCLB Directories
NCLB Law & Regs
Parental Protections
PE and Adapted PE
Privacy & Records
Procedural Safeguards
Progress Monitoring
Reading
Related Services
Research Based Instruction
Response to Intervention (RTI)
Restraints/Abuse
Retention
Retaliation
School Report Cards
Section 504
Self-Advocacy
Teachers & Principals
Transition
Twice Exceptional (2e)
VA Special Education

Resources & Directories

Advocate's Bookstore
Advocacy Resources
Directories
  Disability Groups
  International
  State DOEs
  State PTIs
Free Flyers
Free Pubs
Free Newsletters
Legal & Advocacy
Glossaries
   Legal Terms
   Assessment Terms
Best School Websites

 

1. Pete and Pam Wright To Speak in Long Island (October 13 & 14, 2000)

On October 13 and October 14, Pete and Pam Wright will speak at two conferences in Long Island about special education law and advocacy. These conferences are being sponsored by The Long Island Advocacy Center, Inc and the Nassau Coordinating Council of Special Education PTAs. 

Topics will include: 

LRE/Access to general curriculum; avoiding due process hearings while securing quality services; use of State Education Complaint Procedures; private sector evaluations and consultants, their use and input in the IEP process; case law affecting children in New York; legal requirements affecting staff and teacher training; law in regard to eligibility, prior written notice, IEPs, procedural safeguards, private school placements.

* FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2000 *

The theme of Friday's conference is "Meeting the Challenge: Legal Issues involved in Educating Students with Disabilities in a General Education Setting." This conference will be held at the Wyndham Wind Watch,  Hauppauge, Long Island. For more information about Friday's conference, contact Linda Wain at the Long Island Advocacy Center at (516) 248-2222, Ext. 102.

* SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2000 *

The theme of Saturday's conference is "When Schools Say No! Parents Rights To Access Quality Education in a General Education Setting For Students With Disabilities." The Saturday conference will be held at Brookside School in North Merrick, Long Island. For more information about this conference, contact Mary DeSetta at NCSEPTA (516) 374-5223.

For information about both conferences.

* CONFERENCE AGENDAS *

You can download the brochure for "Meeting the Challenge: Legal Issues involved in Educating Students with Disabilities in a General Education Setting

You can download the brochure for "When Schools Say No! Parents Rights To Access Quality Education in a General Education Setting For Students With Disabilities".

You can get information at the Coordinating Council's webpage. 

These conferences are held in cooperation with: 

* Disabilities Planning Council 
* Long Island SAFE 
* New York Education Department, Office of VESID 
* New York Bar Foundation 

We hope to see you in Long Island! 


2. Creative Solutions Contest - Time to Vote!

On August 28, 2000, we published an issue of  THE SPECIAL ED ADVOCATE and announced the new WRIGHTSLAW "CREATIVE SOLUTIONS CONTEST."

The Problem is described in a letter from a distressed teacher: "How can people who work in the system do the right thing and advocate for our children -- without losing our jobs?"

We received dozens of different, creative, interesting solutions. Because the Solutions files were long, we edited the Solutions to make it easier for you to download and read them. Today, we published all Creative Solutions on the Wrightslaw site. Now it's time for you to vote. Read the Solutions (link below) and send us your vote by 12 noon, Wednesday, September 20, 2000. You'll find details about how to vote on the Solutions page.

Read the Solutions in html.

Download the Solutions in pdf.

Home

Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon The Special Ed Advocate: It's Free!

 

Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, by Pam and Pete Wright
About the Book

Wrightslaw: All About IEPs
About the Book

Wrightslaw: All About Tests and Assessments
About the Book

Surviving Due Process: Stephen Jeffers v. School Board
About the DVD Video

 

Copyright 1998-2014, Peter W. D. Wright and Pamela Darr Wright. All rights reserved.

Contact Us | Press Mission l Our Awards l Privacy Policy l Disclaimer l Site Map