Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is
being sponsored and organized by ParSEC Wisconsin, LLC., with Co-sponsors Integrated Development Services (IDS), Walbridge School and The Law Center for Children & Families. This is the first Wrightslaw conference in the state of Wisconsin!
The program will be held at:
Sheraton Madison Hotel
706 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53713
One-day special education law and advocacy programs focus on four
education law, rights and responsibilities
and measurements to measure progress & regression
to tactics & strategies for effective advocacy
programs are designed to meet the needs of parents, educators,
health care providers, advocates and attorneys who represent children
with disabilities regarding special education. The program is not
||Registration and morning refreshments
History and Overview
1400 Findings, Purpose
1401 Definitions: Special Education, Related Services, LD,
1412 Extended School Year, Child Find, Least Restrictive
Environment/Mainstreaming/Inclusion, Private Placements,
Tests and Measurements, and the Bell Curve, Standard Scores,
Scale Scores, % ranks, Grade Equivalent, Age Equivalent
1414 Evaluations and IEPs
1415 Prior Written Notice, Procedural Safeguards Notice,
Mediation, Due Process Hearing, Appeal, Discipline, Age
504, ADA, FERPA
No Child Left Behind
Special Ed Caselaw
Ed Advocacy for the Parent, Advocate, and Parents
systemic and school culture obstacles to compliance
Parent as the Special Ed Manager and Expert
the Master Plan
the Rules of the Game
and Avoiding the Fatal Obstacles
to Deal with Conflict, a Healthy and Normal event
of the Childs File
of Adverse Assumptions
Letter to the Stranger
Ws + H + E
November 30, 2013
includes morning coffee and tea, plated lunch, refreshments and three books Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs.
Click here to register online.
Download the flyer with registration form.
Download and distribute the event poster.
Credits: 0.6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved for this conference. The Wisconsin Supreme Court Bar of Board Examiners have approved 6.0 CLE hours for this conference.
Scholarships: No scholarships are available for this conference.
Refund Policy: Registrations are non refundable, but substitutions are permitted. If there is a waiting list, a substitution from the waiting list may be arranged by the conference sponsor for a substitution fee.
Questions? Contact ParSEC Wisconsin by phone 1-608-561-8643, by fax 608-268-8678 or by email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions to the Sheraton Madison Hotel.
Parking is free at the venue.
Dane County Regional Airport (MSN/KMSN)
(approximately 9 miles to venue)
For a list of local hotels, please click here.
the Wisconsin Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities so people can get reliable
information and support.
The State Yellow Pages
has many useful resources - evaluators, educational consultants, academic
tutors, support groups, grassroots organizations, advocates, attorneys
and others who help parents get services for their children.
If you provide a service, sign up to be listed on the Yellow
Pages for Kids with Disabilities - this is a free service from Wrightslaw.
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