Holiday Inn Washington-College Park (I95)
10000 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740
(adjacent to DC Beltway 495 + 95)
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 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
includes morning coffee and tea, boxed lunch, afternoon snack, 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.
Download and share the conference flyer.
Credits: 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.
Sponsorship Information: Download and share the sponsorship opportunities flyer.
Special Accomodations: If you require a translator, dietary restrictions or other accomodations, please note specifics when you register. All special accomodations must be submitted to Val Englert no later than October 11, 2018.
Refund Policy: No refunds. Substitutions must be submitted to Val Englert at val |at| ppmd.org no later than October 22, 2018.
Child Care: No child care is available.
Questions? Contact the sponsors by emailing Val Englert at val |at| ppmd.org
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Click here for a map and directions to the Holiday Inn Washington-College Park Hotel.
Parking is free at the hotel.
Click here for a list of local hotels.
Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI)
(approximately 25 miles to venue)
the Maryland 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