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Wrightslaw Special Education and Advocacy Conference
with Peter Wright, Esq. and Pamela Darr Wright
Austin, Texas, June 9, 2007

"PRIVATE"

Wrightslaw Special Education and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw training program with Pete Wright and Pam Wright, is being brought to you by the Hear Me Foundation.

Note: In collaboration with Wrightslaw and Parent to Parent, Hear Me Family Participants, Parent Advocates and Attorneys will be required to either attend the Wrightslaw seminar with Parent to Parent, on Thursday, June 7, 2007 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Omni Austin Hotel Southpark, at 4140 Governor's Row, Austin, Texas 78744 or provide proof of prior attendance at an earlier Wrightslaw program.

Parent to Parent's registration began in March and parents, parent advocates and attorneys must register separately for Thursday's training. This Saturday, June 9 program will be advanced advocacy training since all registrants will have attended the Thursday program or prior Wrightslaw program.

Note: This program is not open to the general public. To see if you are eligible, call Tamala at the number listed below.

Camp Hear Me 2007 is accepting registrations for both Saturday's Wrightslaw program and the camp program which begins on Friday, June 8, 2007 at 8:30 a.m. and ends on Saturday, June 9, 2007 at 5:00 p.m. (following Hear Me's private training with Wrightslaw).

Parents will need to bring verification of registration and books from their enrollment to the Parent to Parent conference on Thursday or a prior Wrightslaw conference in order to register for the Hear Me program.

The program will be held at:

Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children
19051 F.M. 2484
Killeen, TX 76542

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.

Books

You must bring the second edition of both Wrightslaw: Special Education Law and Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy to Saturday's program. If you have an old edition, purchase the new one now from the Wrightslaw website.

Registration

Your registration includes breakfast, lunch and dinner on Friday and breakfast and lunch on Saturday.

NOTE: Books will not be provided with the registration fee. You MUST bring your conference textbooks received from the Parent to Parent conference on Thursday.

Registration
Hear Me Foundation Members
Non-Members
Individual (Single/Couple)
$ 135.00
An additional $30.00
Family (4)
$ 150.00
Each additional family member (above 4)
$ 35.00
Professional
$ 160.00

Questions? Visit Hear Me Foundation's website for additional information and you are encouraged to call Tamala Irish at 281-359-6725

Note: 6 CLE credits have been approved by the State Bar of Texas and Continuing Education Units (CEU's) have been approved for .6 units.

Wrightslaw programs often fill up early - don't miss out! Register today!
Because this is an Advanced Program, we are limiting the number of attendees!

Logistics, Directions, Accommodations

Directions

Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children, 19051 F.M. 2484, Killeen, TX 76542

Click here for directions from MapQuest.

Parking

Free parking available onsite.

Airports

Killeen - Fort Hood Regional Airport
8101 S. Clear Creek Road
Killeen, TX 76549

Approx. 10 miles from conference location

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
3600 Presidential Blvd # 411
Austin, TX 78719
Approx. 69 miles from conference location

Accommodations

Hotels in the area include:

Stagecoach Inn
1 Main Street
On the Old Chisholm Trail
Salado, TX 76571
Country Place
2290 FM 2268
Salado, TX 76571
Super 8 Salado Motel
290 North Robertson Road
Salado, TX 76571
Holiday Inn Express Salado
1991 N Stagecoach Rd
IH - 35 North
Salado, TX 76561

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