Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
Springfield - Greater Philadelphia, PA
Thursday, October 21, 2010
Registration is closed
Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete
Wright, is being sponsored
by Delco Family PASS.
The program will be held at:
400 West Sproul Road
Springfield, PA 19064
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
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Center City Philadelphia or Philadelphia International Airport
I-95 South to 476 North to Exit 3 (Swarthmore/Media). Turn right off
exit on Baltimore Pike (Route 1). Proceed on Route 1 for approximately
½ mile to Route 320 (West Sproul Road). Turn Left on Route 320.
Springfield Country Club is located ½ mile on the left.
to 476 South to Exit 5 (Springfield/Lima). Turn Left off exit. Follow
signs for 320 (West Sproul Road). Turn right on Route 320 (West Sproul
Road). Springfield Country Club is located ¾ mile on the right.
Pennsylvania Turnpike, Bucks County, Montgomery County
County off Pennsylvania Turnpike to 476 South towards Chester to Exit
5 (Springfield/Lima). Turn left off exit onto Route 1 North. Stay in
right lane, follow signs for route 320 (West Sproul Road). Turn Right
on Route 320 (West Sproul Road). Springfield Country Club is located
¾ mile on the right.
I-95 North to exit 7 marked I-476 North (Blue Route). From the Blue
Route to Exit 3 Springfield- Media. Turn right off exit onto Baltimore
Pike (Route 1). Proceed on Route 1 for approximately ½ mile to
Route 320 (West Sproul Road). Turn Left on Route 320. Springfield Country
Club is located ½ mile on the left.
New York/ North Jersey
Take New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 6/Pennsylvania Turnpike. Follow Turnpike
to Exit 20 Mid County Exit. Follow sign for 476/ Chester (Blue Route)
to Exit 5 (Springfield/Lima) . Turn left off exit onto Route 1 North.
Stay in right lane, follow signs for route 320 (West Sproul Road). Turn
Right on Route 320 (West Sproul Road). Springfield Country Club is located
¾ mile on the right.
(approximately 12 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.
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