(The old Bossier Parish Community College)
2719 Airline Drive
Bossier City, LA 71111
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.
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
is no registration fee
for Louisiana residents.
For out of state attendees there is
a $75 registration fee.
Download the printable registration
form on or before March 5, 2010.
Online registration is not available.
Continental breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided. Registrants
will also receive three books Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition and
All About IEPs.
Credits: CEUs (continuing education
units) will be available at the conference for an additional $9 fee.
6 CLE (continuing legal education) credits have been approved and
will be available at the conference for an additional $25 fee.
Additional Information: Child
care will not be available. Seating is limited.
Questions? Contact Families Helping
Families Region 7 by telephone 318-226-4541 toll free 877-226-4541,
by fax 318-226-4541 or email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
for directions to the Bossier
Parking is free at the facility.
(approximately 14 miles to venue)
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