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Wrightslaw Special Education Law & Advocacy Training
Macomb/St. Clair County, Michigan - November 12, 2005

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Th
is Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training Program by Pete and Pam Wright is sponsored by Macomb Chapter of Autism Society.

Macomb Intermediate School DistrictThe program will be held at:

Macomb Intermediate School District
44001 Garfield
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 228-3300

Program Overview

This program will focus on four areas:

* special education law, rights and responsibilities
* tests and measurements to measure progress & regression
* SMART IEPs
* introduction to tactics & strategies for effective advocacy

You will learn about key changes in IDEA 2004 including:

* New requirements for initial evaluations, reevaluations, parental consent
* New requirements for measurable IEP goals, IEP teams, revising IEPs
* New eligibility issues for students with specific learning disabilities
* New procedural requirements and timelines, Due Process Complaint Notice and Resolution (IEP) Session


Registration


Your registration fee includes two books, Wrightslaw: IDEA 2004 and Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy (Retail Value: $35.)

You will also receive a complimentary copy of 10 Tips: How to Use IDEA 2004 to Improve Education for Children with Disabilities by parent attorney Wayne Steedman, Esq.

Fees

ASA Member: $90.

Both Parents (1 set of books): $125.

Optional box lunch: $10.00

Please download and distribute the registration form.

CEUs: .05 SB-CEU's are available for a fee of $10.00

Questions? Contact Annette Duda (586) 447-2235 or adudamccasa@yahoo.com

Logistics, Directions, Meals, Accommodations

Free parking is available at the conference location.

Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) is approximately 45 miles from the conference location (1 hour, 5 minutes).

Driving directions for this conference are available from mapquest.com. Enter your personal information and Macomb Intermediate School District, 44001 Garfield, Clinton Township, MI 48023.

Box Lunches will be available at the conference. If you prefer to get lunch on your own, here is a list of nearby places.

Bridgette's Café-43253 Garfield, Clinton Twp, (586) 226-0947 - 0.2 Mi
Original Pita Shop-43205 Garfield, Clinton Twp, (586) 263-7482 - 0.3 Mi
National Coney Island-43150 Garfield, Clinton Twp, (586) 286-6590 - 0.3 Mi
Wendy's-43010 Garfield, Clinton Twp, (586) 286-5030 - 0.3 Mi
Wildflower Café-42900 Garfield, Clinton Twp, (586) 286-5700 - 0.4 MI
Frank's Coffee Shop-42391 Garfield, Clinton Twp, (586) 263-8176 - 0.6 MI
Niki's Bar & Grill-42305 Garfield, Clinton Twp, (586) 263-0300 - 0.7 MI
Quizno's Sub-42201 Garfield, Clinton Twp, (586) 416-2020 - 0.8 MI
Ram's Horn-41411 Garfield, Clinton Towp, (586) 263-5080 - 1.2 MI
Burger King-41591 Garfield, Clinton Twp, (586) 263-6130 - 0.7 MI
Bob's Big Boy-16880 Hall Road, Clinton Twp, (586) 263-6220 - 0.7 MI
McDonald's-41500 Garfield, Clinton Township, (586) 263-7650 - 1.1 MI
Ernie's Kings Mill, 16655 19 Mile, Clinton Twp, (586) 286-8435 - 0.5 MI

Accommodations

TownePlace Suites by Marriott - 14800 Lakeside Circle, (586) 566-0900 (2.7 MI from MISD)
Staybridge Suites by Holiday Inn - 46155 Utica Park Blvd., (586) 323-0101 (4.3 MI from MISD)
Courtyard by Marriott - 46600 Utica Park Blvd, (586) 997-6100 (4.4 MI from MISD)
AmeriSuites - 45400 Park Avenue, Utica, (586) 803-0100 (4.5 MI from MISD)
Baymont Inn & Suites - 45311 Park Avenue, Utica, (586) 731-4700 (4.1 MI from MISD)
Comfort Inn Lakeside - 11401 Hall Road, Utica, (586) 739-7111 (4.3 MI from MISD)

This conference is located near major shopping area, with many restaurants.

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