Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training Programs
with Peter Wright, Esq.
Registration is Closed
Palm Beach Gardens, August 5, 2008
Winter Park, August 7, 2008
St. Augustine, August 9, 2008
Chipley (Panhandle), August 12, 2008
Four free Wrightslaw Special Education Law and
Advocacy Training Programs featuring Pete
Wright are being co-sponsored
by the Florida
Developmental Disabilities Council (FDDC),
and the United States
Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Developmental
special education law and advocacy training program will 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 programs are not disability
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-c) Evaluations and Re-Evaluations
Lunch on your own
1414(d) IEPs, Present Levels of Performance, Goals and Objectives
1415 Prior Written Notice, Procedural Safeguards Notice, Mediation,
Due 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
Registration and Information
There is no
cost to attend these workshops.
ways to register:
2. Mail: IDEA Registration, P.O. Box 6838, Tallahassee, FL 32314
Registration Form (PDF)
3. Fax: 850-877-7022
4. Phone: Sharon Gray 850-224-6222
5. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Limited space is available; therefore priority will be given to parents,
families and guardians of Florida children.
Registration deadline is July 14, 2008.
Lunch is on your own.
Each participant will receive a complimentary copy of Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition and Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition.
The Florida State Bar approved 7 CLE (continuing legal education)
credits for each of the conferences.
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Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities so people can get reliable
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