Special Education Law & Advocacy Boot Camp
Wright, Esq. and Pamela Darr Wright
Island, New York,
November 13-14, 2009
two-day Special Education Law & Advocacy Training,
training program featuring Pete
and Pam Wright is being sponsored by The
The program will be held at:
Inn by Marriott
9 Gerhard Road
Plainview, NY 11803
will learn about changes in IDEA 2004
requirements for initial evaluations, reevaluations & parental
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
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
and Continental Breakfast
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA of 2004)
1400: Findings & Purposes
1412: Catchall Statute Least Restrictive
ESY, Notice, Statewide Assessments
Progress: Tests & Measurements & the Bell Curve Demo:
How to Chart Test Scores
1414: Evaluations, Consent
Educational Programs (IEPs)
1415: Procedural Safeguards - Prior Written Notice, Procedural
Safeguards Notice, Mediation, Due Process Hearings, Appeal,
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
Walk-In registration subject to availability. Call to confirm that
space is available.
Download the printable registration
to register online.
registration includes a light breakfast and lunch for both day's.
Also included are the books,
Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition and Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition ($50.00 retail value).
Credits: 1.2 CEU's (continuing
education units) have been approved for this conference. The $18 fee
can be paid at the conference. 14 CLE credits have been approved.
Areas of Professional Practice: 7.0 credit hours and Skills: 7.0 credit
Scholarship Info: Click here
to view the scholarship form.
Additional Information: Those
with dietary restrictions are kindly asked to bring their own lunch.
Contact the Elija Foundation by phone 516-433-4321 or email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out! Register today!
Logistics, Directions, Accommodations
Inn by Marriott, 9 Gerhard Road, Plainview, NY 11803
LIE: Northern State or Southern State Parkways to Rt. 135. Exit 10 East (Old
Country Road) off the Seaford/Oyster Bay expressway (Rt 135). Go aprox. one traffic
light and make a right turn on Gehard Rd. (Hess Gas Station and Fire House). The
hotel is immediately on the right and the parking lot is on the left.
click here for directions from MapQuest.
is limited parking in front of the hotel if you arrive early. There
is a parking lot across the street from the hotel. The garage is reserved
for hotel guests. There will be a parking attendant on duty. Arrive early. It is quite a walk from the parking lot, up a hill to
the hotel. You can also park on the neighborhood streets.
airports are approximately 1 hour from the conference location.
At Hicksville Train Station, if you take a cab, it is approximately
a 5 minute ride.
many hotels in the area, including:
are many restaurants in the area.
built the New York 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
Pages for Kids with Disabilities - this is a free service from Wrightslaw.