Embassy Suites Hotel
28508 Westinghouse Place
Valencia, CA 91355
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. Pete Wright will also discuss special education and the military family. The program is not
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
includes lunch, snacks and parking. Also, three books Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs.
Click here for online registration.
Download the registration form.
Credits: 0.6 CEU's (continuing education units) and 6 CLE's (continuing legal education) credits have been approved for this conference. Credits/Units are included with your conference fee.
Scholarships: For information regarding scholarships, California Regional Center vendor code and couples rates (limited with Dec. 9, 2013 deadline), please contact Hadassah@HandHassociatesUSA.com. The deadline to apply for a scholarship is December 9, 2013.
Refund Policy: Refunds must be requested before April 9, 2014. If you are unable to attend, we will refund all registration fees paid less a $30 administration fee.
Questions? Contact the sponsors by email telephone 661-362-0704 or fax 661-362-0701.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions to the Embassy Suites Hotel.
Parking is free.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
(approximately 40 miles to venue)
Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR)
(approximately 25 miles to venue)
Note: Local Taxi or Shuttle connections. Metrolink offers light rail service to Santa Clarita also.
The Embassy Suites Hotel is offering a special conference rate of $119 for night of May 8, which includes a cooked-to-order breakfast, free in-room WiFi and evening receptions. There is no cut-off date to receive the special conference rate. When reserving your room, go to "Have a special code?" and use the "Group Code" of HHA.
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the California 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
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