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October 13-14, 2000. Long Island New York.

November 8-11, 2000. Washington, DC

March 31, 2001. Yakima WA

April 19-21, 2001. Monterey, CA.

Information About Wrightslaw Training and Conferences

October 13-14, 2000. Long Island, New York

On October 13 and October 14, Pete and Pam Wright will speak at two conferences 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 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, 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.

Information about both conferences.

Friday, October 13, 2000, 9:00 am-12:00 noon.
"Meeting the Challenge: Legal Issues in Educating Students with Disabilities in a General Education Setting"
with Peter W. D. Wright, Attorney-at-Law . and Pamela Darr Wright, Psychotherapist.
Location: Wyndham Wind Watch, Hauppauge, Long Island. Friday Agenda in pdf

Saturday, October 14, 2000, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon. Conference Agenda in pdf.
"When Schools Say No!" with Peter W. D. Wright, Attorney, and Pamela Darr Wright, Psychotherapist.
Location: Brookside School, North Merrick, Long Island. Saturday Agenda in pdf.
Sponsors: Long Island Advocacy Center, Inc.  & Nassau Coordinating Council of Special Education PTA's

Contact: Mary DeSetta, NCC SEPTA
Phone & Fax: 516-374-5223

You can also get conference information from the Coordinating Council's webpage:


November 8-11, 2000. Washington, DC
International Dyslexia Association's 51st Annual Conference, Omni Shoreham Hotel.
Pete and Pam Wright present a session on "The S.M.A.R.T. IEP." Learn how to use the law, tactics & strategies to develop individualized effective SMART IEPs: for parents and educators. 
Get the full Conference Brochure in pdf (53 pages).

Sponsor: The International Dyslexia Association, www.interdys.org

March 30-31, 2001. Yakima, WA

 Annual Conference of Autism Society of Washington, Yakima Convention Center, Yakima, WA. 

Sponsor: Autism Society of Washington

April 19-21, 2000. Monterey, CA.

Fifth Annual NonVerbal Learning Disorder Symposium.

Sponsor: NonVerbal Learning Disorder's Association.

Details soon.

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