Comfort Inn Conference Center
4500 Crain Highway
Bowie, MD 20716
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
or before March 31, 2010
March 31, 2010
here to register online.
to download the printable registration form.
* Couples receive one set of books.
.6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved for this
conference. The additional fee of $9.00 can be paid at the conference.
inform Parents' Place of Maryland by April 1, 2010 if you require
sign language interpretation or are a person with a disability and
Information: No registrations will be accepted
at the door. Registration deadline
is April 15, 2010.
Questions? Please contact Suzie
Shannon by email,
or by telephone 410-768-9100.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions from MapQuest.
is available at the Comfort Inn
Baltimore Washington International (BWI)
(Approximately 25 miles from conference location).
National Airport (DCA)
(Approximately 23 miles from conference location).
a list of local hotels click
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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
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