North Heights Lutheran Church
1700 West Highway 96
Arden Hills, MN 55112
One-day special education law and advocacy programs focus on four
education law, rights and responsibilities
- McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
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 US Supreme Court 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
On or Before
August 15, 2018
* Early Bird registrants will also receive emailed pdf copies of Wrightslaw Special Education Law, 2nd Ed. and Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments and Cases 2016 which retail for $29.95.
includes lunch and refreshments, 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.
Click here to register online.
The deadline to register is September 10, 2018!
Credits: 6.0 CLEs (continuing legal education) credits through the Minnesota State Bar of Continuing Legal Education have been approved. There is an additional fee of $55. 0.6 CEUs (continuing education units) have been approved for this conference. The units are provided by the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education. They provide credit for practicing teachers and CEU's for a variety of professionals who need to document their professional development hours. There is an additional $24 fee. Payment is due after the conference through the UMKC online portal.
Refund Policy: Refunds are not available for this conference. Substitutions are allowed with prior notice. Contact Kristin Erb at 952-261-5446.
Scholarships: Limited scholarships are available for this conference. Substitutions are allowed with prior notice.
Child Care: No child care is available for this conference.
Special Accommodations: Contact Kristin Erb via email decoding.dyslexia.mn |at| gmail.com no later than August 20, 2018.
Sponsorship: For sponsorship opportunities, please click here.
Questions? Contact Kristin Erb by email decoding.dyslexia.mn |at| gmail.com
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Parking is free at the venue.
Homewood Suites by Hilton Minneapolis-New Brighton
Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis St. Paul Shoreview
Click here for a list of other local hotels.
Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (MSP)
(approximately 22 miles to venue)
the Minnesota 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.
Wrightslaw Seminars & Training