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Kansas City, Missouri - March 29, 2005

The Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training Program is sponsored by Urban Core Advocacy Network in collaboration with the Down Syndrome Guild of Kansas City, MPACT, the Whole Person & Exceptional Education Parent Advocacy Council of the KCMSD.

Discovery CenterThe seminar will be held at:

Discovery Center
Missouri Department of Conservation
4750 Troost Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64110

Registration Fee is $65.00 for one parent, $95.00 both parents (one set of books), $95.00 school personnel, therapist, service provider, other, $120.00 attorney and $130.00 for one parent and one professional (two sets of books). The registration fee includes the two books - Wrightslaw: Special Education Law and Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, written by Pam and Pete Wright.

To request a scholarship please call (816) 531-7070 or (800) 743-7634. Scholarships will be determined on a first come first serve basis.

Download the registration form today!

7.2 CLE credits have been approved for this seminar.

UMKC University of MO Kansas City College and JCCC Johnson County Community College have agreed to offer CEU's for educators who attend the 6 hour training on Tuesday, March 29.

Parking is free at the conference site.

Lunch will not be provided at the conference. Below is a list of nearby restaurants.

  • Sonic Drive In (816) 931-5500 2 blocks
  • KFC (816) 531-0345 1/2 block
  • Gates BBQ (816) 531-7522 2 1/2 blocks
  • Burger King (816) 931-1432 1 1/2 blocks
  • Pizza Hut 2 1/2 blocks
  • Country Club Plaza less than 1/4 mile from conference site.

Detailed directions from Map Quest. Simply go to www.mapquest.com and fill in your personal information and Discovery Center, Missouri Department of Conservation, 4750 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64110.

KCI Airport is about thirty miles away.

Accommodations are available if you are planning on spending the night. All hotels are 1/4 mile from the conference site and have shuttles. When you call to make reservations mention UCAN.

  • Embassy Suites Hotel, $88.00 (816) 756-1720
  • Holiday Inn, $109.00 (816) 753-7400
  • Seville Plaza Hotel, $89.00-84.00 (816) 561-9600

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