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Reminder! Wrightslaw Training Coming to Mesa, Arizona!

10/06/14
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Join Pete Wright, Esq., and sponsors, Pathways School and Parent Support Arizona on Thursday, October 30, 2014 for this one-day Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training. The conference will take place at the Mesa Convention Center in Mesa, Arizona. Conference includes lunch, afternoon snacks and refreshments and four Wrightslaw books Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, […]

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Wrightslaw Training Coming to the “Tropics of Texas”…

09/22/14
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McAllen, Texas that is! Sponsor, TeamMario welcomes Pete Wright, Esq., to the southern tip of Texas in the Rio Grande Valley for a Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training on November 6, 2014. Registration includes Continental breakfast, afternoon snack and three Wrightslaw books. Early Bird Registration ends on September 30, 2014 so Register Online […]

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Wrightslaw Training Coming to Grand Rapids, MI

09/15/14
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Wrightslaw Training coming to Grand Rapids, MI on November 1, 2014! Join speaker Wayne Steedman, Esq., and sponsors the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan and the Kent Independent School District. This Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference includes a light breakfast, refreshments and two Wrightslaw books, Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition and […]

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New! at Wrightslaw: Allergies / Anaphylaxis

07/17/14
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A child with an allergy, asthma, even diabetes, has an “episodic” condition which, as a result of the amendments to ADA, normally qualifies the public school child for the protections of 504 and the private school child / day care youngster, for the protections of ADA. New at Wrightslaw!  We have created a new Allergies […]

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Wrightslaw Heading to the West Coast – Seattle, WA

10/21/13
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Date: November 7, 2013 Location: St. Demetrois Hall in Seattle, Washington Topic: Special Education Law and Advocacy Speaker: Pete Wright, Esq. Sponsors: Down Syndrome Community Click here for information on registration fees, scholarships, credits, agenda and more. Register by October 31st and save $25 as an Individual and $50 as a Professional. See you in […]

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Plan Your Next Wrightslaw Conference with the Fall Foliage in CT!

08/26/13
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New Information – Live Feed Registration Option Now Available! $99 -Includes morning coffee and books. No breakfast or lunch served.  Details are available here! Did you know the peak color for fall leaves in Connecticut is estimated to be between October 5th and November 13th? So…check out this Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training […]

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An Amazing Journey: Things You Can Do Under Section 504

05/09/13
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From Jim Comstock-Galagan The recent amendments to Section 504 and the ADAA greatly expanded coverage under Section 504/ADA. The ADA Amendments Act, Public Law No. 110–325 (2008), overturned Supreme Court precedent that narrowed coverage under the ADA and Section 504. The reauthorized law provided that impairments should be considered in their unmitigated state and widened […]

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Will My Child Benefit by Giving Up His IEP?

04/25/13
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My 4th grader with ADHD goes to resource for reading and math. His school wants to take him off an IEP and put him on a 504. His teacher feels he misses out when he goes to resource. She thinks he will do better if he stayed in class with a small group. What are […]

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College Accommodations: What are My Child’s Rights?

01/31/13
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Where can I find out my daughter’s rights to accommodations in college? We asked for testing to be done out of the classroom in a quiet location. All of her tests in high school were done this way. We also asked for copies of notes, PowerPoint slides, and teacher outlines to help her follow lectures. […]

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Have No IDEA?

09/17/12
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Use Wrightslaw books and Training CD Rom’s to help. “Parents, want to know you and your child’s rights? – try the advocacy book. Want to know the educational law concerning special ed? They have a book for it. Want to understand No Child Left Behind or IDEA? Well, that’s there too.” dixiwaters – Amazon reviewer […]

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