program will be held at:
River High School Auditorium
6545 State Road 70 West
Bradenton, FL 34203
special education law and advocacy program will focus on four areas:
education law, rights and responsibilities
and measurements to measure progress & regression
to tactics & strategies for effective advocacy
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
Lunch is on your own
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
Wrightslaw 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.
fee includes two books, Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law and Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy (retail value $50.00), continental
breakfast and snacks.
April 1, 2009 - Early Bird extended
through April 8, 2009 |
April 8, 2009
will receive one set of books.
and share the conference brochure
and printable registration
to register online.
Cancellations: Received before
April 18, 2009 will receive a refund minus a $5.00 processing fee.
Wrightslaw programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
here for directions to the Braden River High School Auditorium.
Map of the High
is available on-site.
Airport (SRQ) is approximately 17 miles from the conference location.
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of local hotels click
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