& Advocacy Training for Parents, Advocates
and Parent Attorneys
join Pete and Pam Wright in Honolulu, Hawai'i on December 7-8, 2001
for an intensive two-day special education law and advocacy training
December 7, 2001
Location: Hawai'i State Capital Chambers Auditorium
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997 (IDEA-97)
Section 1400 Findings and Purposes
Section 1401 Definitions
Section 1412 ESY, Child Find, LRE/ Mainstreaming/ Inclusion, Private
Placements, Statewide Assessments
Section 1414(a) Evaluations, Re-evaluations
Section 1415 Procedural Safeguards, Notice, Due Process, Mediation,
Appeal, Discipline, Transition
Statutes: Section 504, ADA, FERPA
Caselaw and recent legal developments
"Back to School on Civil Rights" by NCD
for the Parent, Advocate & Parent's Attorney
The Parent as Project Manager
Developing your Master Plan
Learning "Rules of the Game"
Recognizing & Avoiding Obstacles to FAPE
Learning How to Deal with Conflict
Emergency! Crisis! Help!
Education Programs (IEPs)
Section 1414(d) Individualized Educatoin Programs (IEPs), Appendix
Present Levels of Performance, Goals & Objectives
Understanding Tests & Measurements and the Bell Curve, Standard
Scores, Percentile Ranks
Demonstration: How to Use PowerPoint and Excel as Advocacy Tools
December 8, 2001
Location: Historic Hawai'i Supreme Court
Ali'iolani Hale and Kaua'iwa Hale
Parent as Expert
Learn about your child's disability
Learn how to organize your child's file
Learn How to Use Tactics & Strategies
The Rules of Adverse Assumptions
How to Use Private Evaluations
How to Create Paper Trails
Writing Strategies; How to Write the "Letter to the Stranger"
How to Prepare for Meetings, Meeting Strategies
How to Use "5 W's + H + E" Questions
How to Pick Your Battles Wisely
Caselaw and Tactics
Sponsors, Other Info
This training is based on Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law and Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy.
Register Before November 20, 2001
or Student, One Day: $50.
Parent or Student, Two Days: $75.
Professional, One Day: $85.
Professional, Two Days: $110.
Registration After November 20, 2001
Parent or Student, One Day: $60.
Parent or Student, Two Days: $85.
Professional, One Day: $110.
Professional, Two Days: $135.
registrant will receive Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law (Retail: $29.95) and other materials.
We encourage you to attend both days.
a conference brochure that you can print and distribute. This
brochure includes a registration form.
conference is sponsored by Parent Friends Education & Support,
Hawaii Center for Independent Living, Autism Society of Hawaii and
Community Children's Councils under the Felix Consent Decree.
Please call 808-595-3672 or email firstname.lastname@example.org