Comfort Inn Conference Center
4500 Crain Highway
Bowie, MD 20716
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 Morning Refreshments
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
- Paper Trails
Letter to the Stranger
Ws + H + E
or before Feb. 15, 2009
Feb. 15, 2009
Couples receive one set of books.
and distribute the brochure and registration form.
Click here to register online. Registration
Please contact The Parents' Place
by Phone: 800-394-5694, by fax, 301-768-0830 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions from MapQuest.
is available at the Comfort Inn
Baltimore Washington International (BWI)
(Approximately 25 miles from conference location).
National Airport (DCA)
(Approximately 23 miles from conference location).
Inn Conference Center
4500 Crane Hwy
Bowie, MD 20716
Mention the "Wrightslaw Conference"
for a group discount rate/$125 per night plus tax.
a list of local hotels click
Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities so people can get reliable
information and support.
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.
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