Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
Napa Valley, CA
Friday, May 19, 2017
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Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is being sponsored by Joanne Elizabeth Gouaux.
The program will be held at:
Napa Valley Performing Arts Center
100 California Drive
Yountville, CA 94599
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
History, Book Overview, US Supreme Ct Cases
1400 - Findings, Purpose
1401 - Definitions: Disability, Special Education, Related Services, LD,
1412 - ESY, Child Find, LRE, Private Placements
Tests and Measurements, and the Bell Curve, Standard Scores,
Scale Scores, % ranks, Grade Equivalent, Age Equivalent, Determining progress v. regression using Bar Graphs
1414 - Evaluations and IEPs
1415 - Due Process, Rules of Procedure, Discipline
- Section 504, ADA, FERPA, ESSA
- Episodic Conditions, Allergies, Epilepsy, etc.
- Recent Cases + OCR, USDOJ
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
|Professional (includes CLEs and CEUs)
includes a Wrightslaw highlighter pen and the three Wrightslaw books which retail for $62.85 - Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs.
Note: There are 200 Boxed Lunches available to purchase. The cost is $15 and are offered when attendees purchase tickets through the Lincoln Theater website or registering over the phone. There will be a two-hour lunch break. Attendees are invited to dine at the restaurant of their choice in Yountville, or bring a picnic lunch and sit outside on the beautiful grounds surrounding the Lincoln Theater.
Click here to register online.
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Credits: CLEs (continuing legal education) credits are pending. 0.6 CEUs (continuing education units) have been approved. The units are provided by the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education. They provide both graduate credit for practicing teachers and CEU's for a variety of professionals who need to document their professional development hours.
Scholarships: There are no scholarships for this conference.
Special Needs Accommodations: Contact 707-944-9900 or email wrightslawnapavalley |at| gmail.com no later than May 1, 2017.
Refund Policy: Ticket Exchanges are only applicable for Lincoln Theater events. Ticketing Fees will be kept for each such transaction as an exchange fee. Members of Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater's exchange fees are waived. Credits towards the Lincoln Theater through exchange expire after 365 days and will act as a donation to the Lincoln Theater Foundation. Unused and Unwanted Tickets can be taken as a tax-deductible donation to the Lincoln Theater Foundation, a 501c3 organization. Please contact the Customer Relations Manager for more information at 707-944-9900 ext. 5802 or email chrisk |at| lincolntheater.org. Donations only valid prior to the start of the performance.
Child Care: Child care will not be available.
Questions? Contact the Lincoln Theater by telephone 707-944-9900 or email Joanne Gouaux wrightslawnapavalley |at| gmail.com
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Click here for a map of the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center.
Parking is free at the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center.
Local Hotel Accommodations Available
Click here for hotels in Yountville.
Click here for hotels in Napa Valley.
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
(approximately 72 miles to venue)
Oakland International Airport (OAK)
(approximately 62 miles to venue)
Sacramento International Airport (SMF)
(approximately 68 miles to venue)
Santa Rosa Airport (STS)
(approximately 36 miles to venue)
Concord Regional Airport (JQF)
(approximately 45 miles to venue)
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
Pages for Kids with Disabilities - this is a free service from Wrightslaw.
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