Special Education Law and Advocacy Boot Camp
with Pete and Pam Wright
Travis Air Force Base, CA
(midway between San Franciso and Sacramento)
November 16-17, 2010
Special Education Law and Advocacy Boot Camp, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete and Pam
Wright, is being sponsored
by the NCOIC Airman & Family Readiness Center at the Travis Air Force Base located in California.
is FREE and open only to military
parents and staff.
The program will be held at:
1350 Holiday Lane
Fairfield, CA 94534
will learn about IDEA 2004 and the Dept. of Defense Instruction (DoDI) # 1342
- Requirements for initial evaluations, reevaluations & parental
- Requirements for IEPs, IEP goals, IEP teams, IEP meetings and "comparable IEPs" upon transfer to a new school district
- Eligibility issues (and RTI) for students with specific learning disabilities
- Procedural requirements and timelines, including the “Due Process
Complaint Notice” and “Resolution (IEP) Session.”
will learn about requirements in No Child Left
and research based instruction
rights and options
will also learn how to:
tests and measurements to measure progress
tactics and strategies for effective advocacy
1: Special Education Laws
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004)
1400: Findings & Purposes
1412: Catchall Statute Least Restrictive
ESY, Notice, Statewide Assessments
Progress: Tests & Measurements & the Bell Curve Demo:
How to Chart Test Scores
1414: Evaluations, Consent
Educational Programs (IEPs)
- Comparable IEPs
1415: Procedural Safeguards - Prior Written Notice, Procedural
Safeguards Notice, Mediation, Due Process Hearings, Appeal,
2: Section 504, NCLB, SMART IEPs, Advocacy Strategies
- IDEA 2004 + DoDI 1342 - Compare and contrast
504: Discrimination, Retaliation, Damages
Law, Tests & Measurements, Bell Curve
Child Left Behind: Reading, Research Based Instruction
Right to Know
IEPs + issues about "Comparable IEPs" and Interstate Compact
Strategies, Crisis Management
to Successful Advocacy
of Adverse Assumptions
of Litigation & Outcome Prediction
Paper Trails & Letters
Meetings: Preparation & Survival Strategies
Timelines and Information
is FREE and open only to military
parents and staff,
such as EFMP's, SLO's and related
AFB Parents and Staff Only
||Registration is open now!
|USAF parents and staff
||Registration opens on Friday, October 8, 2010
to All Military
||Registration opens on October 15, 2010
Registrants must use their military email
address when registering. To gain admission, you must bring your military ID card with you to the conference.
The registration software cannot differentiate
whether you are a Travis parent/staff or USAF or other. If you register
prior to your eligible date, a human being will bounce your registration.
There are only 100 slots, so please wait to register until your
window opens. To register, click here, then click on the "Sign
up for a Class" link on the right, then, on "Class Locator" scroll down
to the Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Boot Camp.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
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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