Banquet & Conference Center
10561 Sawmill Parkway
Powell, OH 43065
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
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
Letter to the Stranger
Ws + H + E
March 18, 2010
March 18, 2010
out of state registrations will be accepted.
Register two members of the same family. Couples receive one set of
includes continental breakfast, lunch and three books, Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition and
All About IEPs.
here to register online.
CEUs (continuing education units) have been approved for this conference.
This course has been approved
by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education
for 5.25 total CLE Hour(s) instruction.
A limited number of scholarships are available to family members.
Requests will be handled on an individual basis.
Cancellations: No refunds will
be given for cancellations after April 1, 2010
Questions? Contact Marge
Barnheiser or Nancy Brantner
by telephone 614-263-6020, fax 614-263-6094 or email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
to access directions to the Bridgewater
Banquet & Conference Center.
Columbus International Airport
(30 minutes to the conference center)
For a complete
list of local hotels click here.
the Ohio 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.
Wrightslaw Seminars & Training