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S O L D
  O U T!
Wrightslaw Special Education and Advocacy Conference
with Peter Wright, Esq. and Pamela Darr Wright
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, June 14, 2006

Wrightslaw Special Education and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw training program with Pete Wright and Pam Wright, is being brought to you by The Arc of Delaware's Parent Mentor Program.

The program will be held at:

Boardwalk Plaza Hotel
Olive Avenue and the Boardwalk
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware 19971


Program Description

One-day special education law and advocacy programs 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

Wrightslaw 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 disability specific.

Download the information and registration form here.

Agenda

8:00-9:00 Registration, Continental Breakfast, Pick-up Books
9:00-12:00 IDEA, Evaluations, Re-evaluations, IEPís, No Child Left Behind, Tests, Measurements & The Bell Curve
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-4:00 Smart IEPís, Crisis! Emergency! Help! Advocacy Strategies, Negotiating Skills, Organizing Childís File, Psychoeducational Evaluations, Paper Trails & Letters, Preparing for Meetings, Survival Strategies
4:00-4:30 Questions and Answers

Registration

Your registration includes Wrightslaw IDEA 2004 and Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition ($35.00 combined retail value). 

Registration
PAID by May 1st
(Early Bird)
Postmarked After May 1st
(Regular)
Professionals (0.6 CEUs) $84.00 $89.00
Individual/Parent $44.00 $49.00
Parent Team * $74.00 $79.00


*
Couples will receive one set of books and two lunches.

Your registration fee also includes continental breakfast and lunch.
Download the information and registration form here.

Mail your completed registration form to:

The Arc of Delaware
1016 Centre Rd.
Wilmington, DE 19805

Questions? Please contact Yvonne Coleman, The Arc of Delaware at (302) 378-4574 or (302) 996-9400.

Wrightslaw programs often fill up early - don't miss out! Register today!

Logistics, Directions, Accommodations

Directions

FROM WILMINGTON OR PHILADELPHIA:
I-95 South to Exit 4A. Route 1 South to Rehoboth Beach. Follow signs into Rehoboth Beach.

FROM NEW YORK CITY:
New Jersey Turnpike South to Delaware Memorial Bridge (I-295) to I-95 South to Exit 4A.
Route1 South to Rehoboth Beach. Follow signs into Rehoboth Beach.

FROM THE CHESAPEAKE BAY BRIDGE TUNNEL:
Recommended route to avoid heavy beach traffic in season: 13 North to Pocomoke City, MD - US 113 to Millsboro, DE - SR 24 North and East to Route 1. South on Route 1. Follow signs into Rehoboth Beach.
Alternate route when beach traffic is lighter: 13 North for Pocomoke City, MD - US 113 to US 50. East on 50 to Ocean City, MD - at Delaware line become Route 1. Follow signs into Rehoboth Beach.

FROM WASHINGTON DC:
US 50 East over Bay Bridge. Stay on 50 when 50/301 split. 404 East to Route 1, then South on Route 1. Follow signs into Rehoboth Beach.

FROM BALTIMORE:
I-97 South, 50/301 east over Bay Bridge. Stay on 50 when 50/301 split. 404 East to Route 1, then south on Route 1. Follow signs into Rehoboth Beach.

FROM BWI:
Follow signs for I-97. I-97 South, 50/301 East over Bay Bridge. Stay on 50 when 301/50 split. 404 East to Route 1, then South on Route 1. Follow signs into Rehoboth Beach.

ONCE IN REHOBOTH:
When you get to Rehoboth, bear left onto 1A into Rehoboth Beach. Continue traveling straight (east) through round about on Rehoboth Avenue; eventually Rehoboth Avenue directs you through a u-turn when you reach the boardwalk. Go around the u-turn; then make the first right onto First Street at the first light. Continue on First Street for three blocks, passing the intersections of Baltimore and Maryland Avenues and make a right turn onto Olive Avenue. Continue to the end of the street; the Boardwalk Plaza Hotel is the pink Victorian building on your right. Welcome to our Conference!

Click here for directions from MapQuest.

Parking

For those of you staying overnight the cost of the room will include parking privileges at most hotels. Parking will be metered and available along the street. You should have no problem finding open parking at 8 am. Meters can be filled to cover your conference stay. Please remember to bring plenty of quarters!

Airports

Baltimore Washington International Ė approx. 121 miles from conference location
Philadelphia International Ė approx. 100 miles from conference location.

Restaurants

There are many wonderful restaurants to choose from in this quaint seaside resort.

Accommodations

All hotels have limited availability this time of year. When making your reservations be sure to mention our Conference. (A limited number of rooms at reduced rates will be held until May 13.)

Boardwalk Plaza

conference will be held here

$199.00 and up

Olive Avenue at the Boardwalk
Rehoboth Beach, DE
(800) 33 BEACH
http://www.boardwalkplaza.com

Atlantic Sands

next door to the conference

$99.00 Sunday-Thursday
$139.00 Friday-Saturday

101 North Boardwalk
Rehoboth Beach, DE
(800) 422-0600
http://www.atlanticsandshotel.com

The Bellmoor Inn

5-6 blocks from the conference hotel

$160.00 and up

6 Christian Street
Rehoboth Beach, DE
(800) 425-2355
http://www.thebellmoor.com

 

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