Student Union II Ballroom
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
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 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 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
- Paper Trails
Letter to the Stranger
Ws + H + E
Bird - Received on or before October 20, 2009
Extended to October 30, 2009
after October 30, 2009
(with School ID)
Couples receive one set of books. The couples pricing option is
designed to support families by offering a reduced price to married
couples or partners raising a child with disabilities. If you do
not fit this description, please register as an individual.
fee includes Continental Breakfast and boxed lunch. Registrants
will also receive two books Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition and Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition.
the printable registration form.
to register online.
Credits - .6 CEU's (continuing
education units) have been approved for this conference. 6 CLE (continuing
legal education) credits have been approved by the Virginia State
Bar. There is an additional $10 fee for credits.
Questions? Contact Kymberly
DeLoatche by telephone 703-495-8444, by fax 703-563-6099, by email
or by mailing 98 N. Washington Street, Falls Church, VA 22046.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
for a map to George Mason University's Fairfax Campus.
is $2/hr or $10/day at the garage right next to Student Union II.
This is not part of the registration
Courtyard Fairfax Fair Oaks
11220 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway (Rt. 50)
Fairfax, VA 22030
To make reservations by phone, call 1-800-321-2211 and ask for
the Autism Society Block at the Courtyard Fairfax Fair Lakes.
Conference rate of $169
- Rate good for 11/4/09 only
Cut off date for reservations is 5 p.m., 10/14/09. Group Code
for local accommodations, public transportation and events in the local
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.
Wrightslaw Seminars & Training