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LONG ISLAND CONFERENCES:
Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14, 2000
 

On Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14, 2000, Pete and Pam Wright will speak at conferences sponsored by The Long Island Advocacy Center, Inc and the Nassau Coordinating Council of Special Education PTAs. 

The Friday session will be from a legal educational perspective. The Saturday session will be oriened to the parent advocate. You can download the conference brochures (links below) for additional information. 

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, IEP’s, procedural safeguards, private school placements.

Friday, October 13, 2000. “Meeting the Challenge: Legal Issues involved in Educating Students with Disabilities in a General Education Setting” at the Wyndham Wind Watch, Hauppauge, Long Island.
Conference agenda in pdf.

Saturday, October 14, 2000.  “When Schools Say No! Parents Rights To Access Quality Education in a General Education Setting For Students With Disabilities” at Brookside School in North Merrick, Long Island. Conference agenda in pdf

Contact information

Linda Wain at the Long Island Advocacy Center (516) 248-2222 Ext. 102.

Mary DeSetta at NCSEPTA (516) 374-5223

You can get more Information about both events at the Coordinating Council's webpage 

These conferences are held in cooperation with the:
Disabilities Planning Council
Long Island SAFE
New York Education Department, Office of VESID
New York Bar Foundation

 


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