Special Education and Advocacy Conference
with Peter Wright, Esq. and Pamela
City, Oklahoma, December 5, 2007
Special Education and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program, is sponsored
Oklahoma Disability Law Center -- and it's FREE
for parents, family members, and individuals who work with children
with disabilities and are residents of Oklahoma.
program will be held at:
of Central Oklahoma
100 N University Drive
Edmond, Oklahoma 73034
special education law and advocacy programs focus on four areas:
education law, rights and responsibilities
and measurements to measure progress & regression
to tactics & strategies for effective advocacy
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.
and Continental Breakfast
History and Overview
1400 Findings, Purpose
1401 Definitions: Special Education, Related Services, LD,
1412 Extended School Year, Child Find, Least Restrictive Environment/Mainstreaming/Inclusion,
Private Placements, Statewide Assessments
Tests and Measurements, and the Bell Curve, Standard Scores,
Scale Scores, % ranks, Grade Equivalent, Age Equivalent
1414(a) Evaluations and Re-Evaluations
1414(d) IEPs, Present Levels of Performance, Goals and Objectives
1415 Prior Written Notice, Procedural Safeguards Notice, Mediation,
Process Hearing, Appeal, Discipline, Age of Majority
504, ADA, FERPA
No Child Left Behind
Special Ed Caselaw
Ed Advocacy for the Parent, Advocate, and Parents Attorney
systemic and school culture obstacles to compliance
Parent as the Special Ed Manager and Expert
the Master Plan
the Rules of the Game
and Avoiding the Fatal Obstacles
to Deal with Conflict, a Healthy and Normal event
of the Childs File
of Adverse Assumptions
Letter to the Stranger
Ws + H + E
is free to parents, significant family members, and individuals who
represent or work with children with disabilities. Registrants will
receive two books: Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition and Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition.
here for the registration form.
Additional Info: CLE credits
are pending. The fee for out of state registrants is $75. Please
contact the Oklahoma Disability Law Center. Certificates of attendance
will be available upon request.
Questions? Please call the Oklahoma
Disability Law Center at (405) 525-7755 or 800-226-5883 (within
programs often fill up early - don't miss out! Register today!
of Central Oklahoma,
100 N University Drive, Edmond, Oklahoma 73034
University of Central Oklahoma is in Edmond,
Oklahoma, on the northern edge of Oklahoma City. To get to the university, take
Second Street in Edmond to Garland-Godfrey and turn right. Follow the signs to
visitor parking. The University's website is http://www.ucok.edu/.
Click here for directions from MapQuest.
Free parking will
be available in the visitors' parking lot at the University Center.
Will Rogers Airport
7100 Terminal Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73159-0937
Approx. 30 minutes from
There are many wonderful restaurants to choose from
in the area.
There are many hotels in the area, here are just
1305 South Broadway
(405) 341-6068 or (800) 200-3486
1.6 miles to University
3840 East 2nd Street
Rates: $99-$144 per night
844-3037 or (800) HAMPTON
miles to University
2700 East 2nd Street
Edmond, OK 73034
Rates: $75-$86 per night
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