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Charlotte, NC - September 26, 2003

Charlotte Hilton and TowersWrightslaw Training Sponsored by: Solutions of Hickory and Co-Sponsored by: Northwest Area Health Education Center in partnership with the Wake Forest University Health Sciences and a part of the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers Program.

Click here to learn more about Wrightslaw Training & Conferences.

The seminar will be held in:

Charlotte Hilton and Towers
222 East Third Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 377-1500

For information, please: Call (828) 328-4313 or e-mail: info@solutionsofhky.com

Registration Fees: Parent $140.00 per attendee, Professional $160.00 per attendee. The registration fee includes the two books - Wrightslaw: Special Education Law and Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, written by Pam and Pete Wright.

Visit the Solutions of Hickory website for a printable registration form. -

http://www.solutionsofhky.com/symposium2.htm

This program has been approved for

  • 6 CEU’s from Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
  • Contact Hours NBCC (Provider #5465) NW AHEC is recognized by the National Board of Certified Counselors & abides by the NBCC Continuing Education Guidelines
  • 6 contact hours (Category A) continuing education for psychologists
  • 6 Continuing Legal Education credits

Parking will be available for $15.00 per day, or $16.00 for valet parking per day. Alternate lots are available within a block radius for $5.00 a day.

Note: Attendees coming from out of town should consider Charlotte rush hour traffic in allotting time for travel.

Charlotte/Douglas International Airport is located at 5501 Josh Birmingham Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28208, (704) 359-4910

Lunch is not included and you will be "on your own". The Charlotte Hilton and Towers hotel has a buffet lunch. Below is a list of restaurants nearby.

  • Mimosa Grill, 301 S. Tryon Street, (704) 343-0700, American, casual
  • Fujo - Chinese/Japanese ,301 South College Street (704) 954-0087
  • Dean and Deluca - Great Sandwiches/Salads, 201 South Tryon Street (704) 377-0037
  • Tony's Oyster Bar (Cajun), 201 South Tryon Street, (704) 343-2400
  • Bistro 100, Bank of America Bldg, (704) 344-0515, Variety, Professional attire
  • Just Fresh - In/Out Sandwich/Salad Restaurant, 301 South Tryon Street (704) 376-2202

Detailed directions from Map Quest. Simply go to www.mapquest.com and fill in your personal information and Charlotte Hilton and Towers, 222 East Third Street, Charlotte, NC 28202. Below is a detailed list of driving directions.

I-77 North from Columbia
Follow I-77 North to John Belk Freeway. At the top of the ramp get into the far right lane and take the College Street exit. Follow ramp onto College Street. Proceed three blocks to Third Street. Turn right onto Third Street. The Hilton Charlotte & Towers entrance is on right.

I-77 South from Mooresville & Statesville
Follow I-77 South to the Brookshire Freeway East. Proceed to the Church Street exit. Turn right onto Church Street. Proceed to Third Street (7th light). Turn left onto Third Street. The Hilton Charlotte & Towers entrance is 2 blocks ahead on the right.

I-85 South from Greensboro/Raleigh
Follow I-85 South to Charlotte. Take the exit for I-77 South to Columbia. Follow I-77 South, approximately one mile, to Brookshire Freeway East. Take the Church Street exit. Turn right onto Church Street. Proceed to Third Street (7th light). Turn left onto Third Street. The Hilton Charlotte & Towers entrance is 2 blocks ahead on the right.

I-85 North from Atlanta
Follow I-85 North to Brookshire Freeway East. Take the Church Street exit. Turn right onto Church Street. Proceed to Third Street (7th light). Turn left onto Third Street. The Hilton Charlotte & Towers entrance is 2 blocks ahead on the right.

74 West from Matthews
Follow 74 (Independence Boulevard) to Charlotte. Stay in the left lane. Take John Belk Freeway exit 277 South (going left). Follow John Belk Freeway to Stonewall/Kenilworth exit. At the bottom of the ramp turn left onto Stonewall Street. Proceed to College Street, turn right and follow College Street 3 blocks to Third Street, turn right. The Hilton Charlotte & Towers entrance is on the right.

74 East from Gastonia
Follow 74 in middle lane. Go approximately 3 miles and merge left onto John Belk Freeway. At the top of the ramp, get into the far right lane and take the College Street exit. Follow ramp onto College Street. Proceed 3 blocks to Third Street. Turn right onto Third Street. The Hilton Charlotte & Towers entrance is on the right.

From Charlotte Douglas Airport
Leave Airport and merge left onto Billy Graham Parkway. Turn right at first light onto Boyer Road. At the next light, turn right onto Wilkinson Boulevard. Go approximately 3 miles and merge left onto John Belk Freeway. At the top of the ramp, get into the far right lane and take the College Street exit. Follow ramp onto College Street. Proceed 3 blocks to Third Street. Turn right onto Third Street. The Hilton Charlotte & Towers entrance is on the right.

Accommodations: The Charlotte Hilton and Towers (conference location) will be offering a special rate of $109.00 with the mention of Wrightslaw Symposium. See below for other places you can stay.

Hilton Garden Inn - Charlotte Uptown, 508 E. 2nd Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 (704) 347-5972, Within walking distance from (.4 to .5 mile) the conference location.

Hampton Inn Charlotte Uptown, 530 E. 2nd Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 (704) 373-0917

Attractions With an Accent on Attractions - Charlotte, NC's goal is your satisfaction! At the newly expanded Levine Levine Museum of the New SouthMuseum of the New South (pictured), follow the journey from our humble beginnings through change, struggle and progress - to the world-class business center Charlotte has become today.

Step into the past at Charlotte Museum of History or Historic Latta Plantation. For exuberant fun, visit Discovery Place, one of the nation's top hands-on science museums with Planetarium and Omnimax Theatre. Through the summer, The Mint Museum of Art is hosting "On the Surface: Late 19th Century Decorative Arts," featuring inlaid and carved furniture, cut and pressed glass, hand-decorated ceramics, wallpapers and textiles.

At the Charlotte Historic Trolley Museum, see photos and exhibits, then take a trolley ride. Visit Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 110 acres with themed gardens, fountains and trails, and at Ribbon Walk, a 137-acre botanical forest and environmental education center.

For information on all of our fantastic area attractions, give our Visitor Information Specialists a call at 1-800-231-4636...they'll be happy to help you!

For details on what to do, places to dine, places to shop, places to see and much more about Charlotte, NC visit the Charlotte Convention & Visitors Bureau website.

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