Quiz: Common Misconceptions about Physical Education for Students with Disabilities

Check your knowledge about Physical Education for Students with Disabilities! Do you know the Top 10 Most Common Misconceptions? Read the presentation, then take the quiz. Healthy, Physically Fit and Ready for Action: Addressing the Physical Education and Activity Needs of Individuals with Disabilities. Professional Development Program for the National Association of State Directors of Special Education focusing on physical education for students with disabilities, presented by Bob Arnhold, Garth Tymeson, Linda Webbert, Bill East. …Read more

Reminder! Wrightslaw Training in Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Join sponsors, Broward Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization and speaker, Pete Wright, Esq, for this one-day Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training on May 21, 2016. The conference takes place at the Signature Grand in Davie, FL…just outside of Fort Lauderdale! Registration fee includes light breakfast, lunch, a Wrightslaw highlighter pen and three Wrightslaw books. Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition and Wrightslaw: All About IEPs. Register …Read more

Be Prepared! IEP Season is Here!

IEP SALE – Save 25% All Wrightslaw Products Free Shipping on Orders Over $35 Includes all Wrightslaw Books, E-Books, Training Downloads, Advocacy Supplies and DVD. Order Now! Coupon Code 20160420 Use coupon code at checkout to receive your discount. Bulk Orders receive up to a 50% discount. Please call 1-877-529-4332 to order or receive a bulk rate quote. Offer valid through May 4, 2016! Tell a friend!

Reminder! Wrightslaw Training Coming to Bowie, MD!

Registration Ends April 25, 2016! Register Today! Join sponsors, Loud Voices Together Educational Advocacy Group, Inc., and presenters Pete and Pam Wright, on May 5, 2016 for a One-Day Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training. The training will take place at the Comfort Inn Hotel and Conference Center. Conference fee includes all day beverage bar, buffet sandwich lunch, a Wrightslaw highlighter pen and the four Wrightslaw books which retails for $77.80. The May 4, …Read more

What You Need to Know about the IDEA Requirement for Physical Education

IDEA 2004 requires that students with disabilities receive physical education services, specially designed if necessary. If your child has a disability and an IEP, the school must provide physical education as part of your child’s special education program. If your child is receiving specially designed or adapted physical education, (at a minimum) the IEP should include: a summary of present level of performance in physical education content the frequency and duration (minutes and days per …Read more

Registration Deadline Announced for Wrightslaw Training in Augusta, ME

Deadline to Register is April 22, 2016! Sign Up Today! The Southern Kennebec Child Development Corporation welcomes Pete Wright, Esq. to Augusta, Maine! The April 28, 2016 Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training will take place at the Augusta Civic Center. Conference fee includes: Continental Breakfast, boxed lunch, a Wrightslaw highlighter pen and the three Wrightslaw books which retail for $62.85. Both CLEs (continuing legal education) credits and CEUs (continuing education units) have been …Read more

The READ Act and Kids with Dyslexia

Jamie Richardson of the International Dyslexia Association interviewed Representative Lamar Smith about the newly signed “READ Act” which directly impacts children with dyslexia. For those of us like me, with dyslexia, the interview is a fun read and uplifting. Folks, due to efforts of IDA and Decoding Dyslexia, change is happening. In question 4 of the interview, Representative Smith was asked about additional needs re dyslexia legislation. He explained that the law “is a great …Read more

Reminder! From Emotions to Advocacy Training in Wheeling, WV on April 22, 2016!

Who: Peter W. D. Wright, Esq What: Wrightslaw From Emotions to Advocacy Training When: Friday, April 22, 2016 Where: Wheeling Artisan Center in Wheeling, WV Why: The training teaches you how to take an active role in managing your child’s special education, the gentle art of disagreeing, and how to maintain healthy working relationships with the school. You will learn: how to assess your child’s strengths and needs how to prepare a Parent Report for …Read more

Registration is Open! ISEA – Institute of Special Education Advocacy 2016

Institute of Special Education Advocacy (ISEA) July 31 – August 5, 2016 William & Mary Law School Registration is Open The William & Mary Law School Institute of Special Education Advocacy is presenting a five-day training program in special education advocacy. 25 sessions on applicable laws, ethics, best practices in advocacy, strategies in working with parents and schools, and dispute resolution procedures taught by national leaders in the field designed for experienced advocates, law students, …Read more

Event: Wrightslaw Training – Location: Columbus, OH – When: July 3, 2016

This Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is being sponsored by the Williams Syndrome Association. The Wrightslaw training is the Pre-Convention Workshop scheduled for the Williams Syndrome Association National Convention. Registration includes light breakfast, a Wrightslaw highlighter pen and the three Wrightslaw books which retail for $62.85 – Wrightslaw Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition and Wrightslaw All About IEPs. …Read more