3580 East Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06705
IDEA 2004 & NCLB: What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You!
(one day, 6 hours) focuses on changes in IDEA
2004, the interrelationships between
IDEA 2004 and No Child
Left Behind, and how to use these laws to get better special education services
for children with disabilities.
will learn about:
requirements for evaluations, reevaluations, parental consent
requirements for IEPs, IEP teams, IEP meetings
eligibility requirements for students with specific learning disabilities
for accommodations on high stakes tests, accommodations guidelines, alternate
rules about discipline and manifestation reviews
procedural requirements and timelines, including the “Due Process Complaint Notice”
and “Resolution (IEP) Session”
for reading programs, essential components of reading instruction, research based
for highly qualified teachers and paraprofessionals
options and choices for children who attend struggling schools
NCLB applies to children with disabilities
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 and Continental Breakfast
Introductions; IDEA 2004: History and Overview; Section 1400: Findings & Purposes;
Section 1401: Key Definitions in IDEA: Special Education, LD, etc.|
- 10:45|| Break|
- 12:00|| Section
1412: Child Find, Least Restrictive Environment, Private Placements, Statewide
Assessments, Accommodations; Section 1414: Evaluations, Reevaluations, Parental
Consent, Individualized Educational Programs (IEPs), IEP Teams, IEP Meetings|
- 1:00|| Lunch|
Section 1415: Procedural Safeguards: Prior Written Notice; Resolution Session;
Mediation; Requirements & Timelines for Due Process Hearings; Discipline.
Proposed IDEA 2004 Regulations.|
- 2:45|| Break|
No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB): IEPs; Research Based Instruction; Reading; Highly
Qualified Special Education Teachers|
- 4:30|| Questions
and share the brochure. Please note that the brochure is a legal size
or Before January 5
Click here to
texts for this program (also included in your registration fee)
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition and Wrightslaw:
No Child Left Behind which includes the No Child Left
Behind CD-ROM with dozens of publications, manuals, toolkits, and
other useful resources ($60.00 combined retail value). Continental
breakfast, refreshment breaks and buffet lunch are included.
Credits: 0.6 CEU's (continuing
education units) for educators in CT have been approved and will
be available at no additional fee. 0.6 CEU's for out of state educators
and social workers have also been approved. The additional fee of
$9.00 can be paid at the conference.
limited number of scholarships for parents are available.
Please contact the LDA for details.
Snow date January 15, 2009.
Please contact Learning Disabilities
Association of CT, Inc, 999 Asylum Avenue, #504, Hartford, CT 06105,
or call 860-560-1711.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out! Register today!
3580 East Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06705
limited number of rooms have been reserved
for Tuesday, January 13th at the special rate of $89.
Call 203-706-1000 to make reservations.
click here for directions from MapQuest.
Parking is free on-site.
Bradley International Airport (BDL)
11 Schoephoester Road
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
(Approximately 38 miles to conference location)
There are many wonderful restaurants to choose from in the area.
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Connecticut Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities
built the Connecticut Yellow
Pages for Kids with Disabilities so people can get reliable information and
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
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