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
Lunch on your own
1414 Evaluations and IEPs
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
is no cost to attend these workshops.
Attendance is FREE, however, since
seating is limited, prior registration is required. Parents, families
and guardians of Florida students will be given priority registration.
and distribute the conference flyer in
are four ways to register:
1. Register online.
2. By faxing the registration
form to 850-877-7022.
3. Email your request.
4. Mail the registration
form to: SE&A Registration, P.O. Box 6838, Tallahassee, FL
5. By Phone - call 850-224-6222.
Registration includes a complimentary copy of Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition and Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition. Couples receive one
set of books. Lunch is on your own.
All special accommodations are on an as needed basis, but only the
South FL (Westin) location with have Spanish translation available.
ASL will be provided at any location where it is requested. Special
accommodations must be identified on the registration form.
CLE's (continuing legal education) credits have been approved for
Sharon Gray by telephone 850-224-6222 or by
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Florida Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities
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.
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