Louisville Marriott Downtown
280 West Jefferson Street
Louisville, KY 40202
One-day special education law and advocacy programs focus on five
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
* Early Bird
On or Before
February 2, 2019
*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 a box lunch, 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.
Refund Policy: A full refund up to 14 days before the event. After 14 days each request will be individually decided.
Special Needs Accomodations: Please contact Phyllis Sparks, Conference Chairperson at Phyllis.firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone 859-393-3491 no later than one week before the event.
Scholarships: The Kentucky Branch of IDA will have scholarships for Kentucky teachers and parents. This includes the full two-day conference including the Wrightslaw training.
Questions? Contact Phyllis Sparks, Conference Chairperson at Phyllis.email@example.com or by telephone 859-393-3491 no later than one week before the event.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Click here for a map and directions to the Louisville Marriott Downtown.
Parking is free at the hotel.
Louisville Marroitt Downtown - Mention the IDA Southern Region Conference/Wrightslaw when making a reservation to reserve a blocked room at a special rate.
Click here for a list of local hotels.
Louisville International Airport (SDF)
(approximately 7.2 miles to venue)
the Kentucky 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