Genesis Heart Institute
1236 East Rusholme Street
Davenport, IA 52803
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
Couple (one set of books)
The Iowa Supreme Court Commission on CLE approved this conference
for 6 credits. The Illinois MCLE Board has approved 6 credits for
attorneys. Continuing Education Units for educators and social workers
of 0.6 CEU have been approved.
** Students will assist with the
conference. Students are limited to 20 registrations. Registrations
are due by April 1, 2010. Email Allison
Haskill to make volunteer arrangements prior to the event.
To register online, click here. If you prefer to register by postal
mail, download the registration
form, print and complete it, and mail it with your payment to
the address on the form.
Registration fee includes continental breakfast, box lunch, coffee
and afternoon snack. Registrants will also receive two books Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition and a copy of the
Education Regulations. A
third book, Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs will be available for purchase.
and distribute the conference brochure.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations
will not be accepted after April 3, 2010.
Questions? Contact the Autism
Society of the Quad Cities by telephone 563-386-6359 or by email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
for driving directions to the Adler Education Center.
parking is available in the adjacent ramp and parking lot at the Genesis
(10 miles to the Adler Education Center)
For a complete list of local hotels click here.
the Iowa Yellow
Pages for Kids with Disabilities so people can get reliable information
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.
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