Ten Oaks Ballroom
5000 Signal Bell Lane
Clarksville, MD 21209
will learn about changes in IDEA 2004 including:
- New requirements
for initial evaluations, reevaluations & parental consent
requirements for IEPs, IEP goals, IEP teams, IEP meetings
eligibility issues for students with specific learning disabilities
procedural requirements and timelines, including the “Due Process Complaint Notice”
and “Resolution (IEP) Session.”
will learn about requirements in No Child Left Behind
and research based instruction
rights and options
will also learn how to:
tests and measurements to measure progress
tactics and strategies for effective advocacy
1: Special Education Laws|
||Registration and Continental Breakfast
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-97) and the Reauthorized IDEA
1400: Findings & Purposes
1412: Catchall Statute Least Restrictive Environment
ESY, Notice, Statewide Assessments
Progress: Tests & Measurements & the Bell Curve Demo: How to Chart Test
1414: Evaluations, Consent
Educational Programs (IEPs)
1415: Procedural Safeguards - Prior Written Notice, Procedural Safeguards Notice,
Mediation, Due Process Hearings, Appeal, Discipline
504: Discrimination, Retaliation, Damages
and Homework Assignment
2: SMART IEPs, NCLB, Advocacy Strategies|
Law, Tests & Measurements, Bell Curve
Child Left Behind: Reading, Research Based Instruction
Right to Know
Strategies, Crisis Management|
to Successful Advocacy
of Adverse Assumptions
of Litigation & Outcome Prediction
Paper Trails & Letters
Meetings: Preparation & Survival Strategies
participants, one set of books.
to register online.
Print the downloadable registration
registration includes continental breakfast, boxed lunch, break refreshments,
and two course books Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition and Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition ($50.00 combined retail value).
For more information call
1.2 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved for this conference
and will be available for an additional fee of $18.00. Payment can be
made at the event.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out! Register today!
Logistics, Directions, Accommodations
Ten Oaks Ballroom, 5000 Signal Bell Lane, Clarksville, MD 21209.
here for directions from MapQuest.
is free and available onsite.
(Baltimore/Washington International Airport)
For a complete
list of local hotels click here.
the Maryland Yellow
Pages for Kids with Disabilities so people can get reliable information
The State Yellow
Pages has many useful resources - evaluators, educational consultants, academic
tutors, support groups, grassroots organizations, advocates, attorneys and others
who help parents get services for their children.
If you provide a service,
sign up to be listed on the Yellow
Pages for Kids with Disabilities - this is a free service from Wrightslaw.