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Wrightslaw Special Education and Advocacy Conference Series
with Peter Wright, Esq. and Pamela Darr Wright
Gloucester, Virginia
July 9, 12, 16 and 19, 2007

Wrightslaw Special Education and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw training program with Pete Wright and Pam Wright, is sponsored by IEP Pro Parents (Involving Education Procedures through Parents Reaching Out to Parents), PEATC (Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center), ICCC (InterCounty Childcare Connection), Virginia Federation of Families and the ARC of Virginia.

The program is limited to the first 50 who register and will be held at:Riverside Walter Reed Hospital

Riverside Walter Reed Hospital
7519 Hospital Road
Gloucester, VA 23061
Directions and Map
Note: Meeting room to right of cafeteria.

Program Description

This series of four sesssions about special education law and advocacy 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

Sessions will be held on four dates: Monday, July 9; Thursday, July 12; Monday, July 16; and Thursday, July 19, 2007.

Doors will open at 6 pm for networking opportunities. Training sessions will go from 7 pm to 8:30 pm on these dates.

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.

Registration

Click here to download the brochure and registration form.

Two books, Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition and Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition are required for the program. You may bring your own books, but be sure both books are the 2nd Editions! You can order your books now and save $10.00. Combo discount for $39.95. Books will be available at the conference at the full price of $49.90.

Registration Fee & Payment Info: The refundable registration fee for all four workshops is $25.00. Your $25.00 check will be returned if you attend all four sessions. No substitutions. Cancellations must be received by June 30, 2007 for a full refund.

Please made your checks payable to IEP Pro Parents, c/o Wendy Roundy and mail to Wendy Roundy, P.O. Box 1416, Gloucester, VA 23061. You will be notified by email when your registration has been received. If registration is full upon receipt of your registration, you will be put on a waiting list and notified by email.

Questions? Contact Wendy Roundy at (757) 508-6389 or email DukFrog@aol.com.

Additional Info: Bring a highlighter.

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

Logistics and Directions

Directions

Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, 7519 Hospital Road, Gloucester, VA 23061

Click here for directions from MapQuest. Click here for directions from the website of the conference site.

Parking

Free parking available at the conference site.

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