Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete
Wright, is being sponsored
by Special Kids Crusade.
The program will be held at:
Update: Presentation moved directly next door to the University Center.
100 Campus Center
Seaside, CA 93955
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
Boxed Lunch (University Center, Bldg. 29)
1414 Evaluations and IEPs
1415 Prior Written Notice, Mediation, Due Process Hearing
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
Couples receive one set of books.
fee includes Continental Breakfast, boxed lunch and three books
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs.
here to register online.
and share the conference brochure.
.6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved and will
be available for an additional fee of $10. 6 CLE (continuing legal
education) credits have been approved through The State Bar of California
and will be available for an additonal fee of $20. Both CEU's and
CLE's can be paid at the conference.
A limited amount of scholarships will be available for parents.
Please contact Special Kids Crusade for details.
Refund Policy: Cancellations
and refunds can be made up to two weeks prior to the event, until
Thursday, March 10, 2011. However, if you are unable to attend,
please consider donating your reservation to someone who would not
otherwise be able to attend.
Questions? Contact Special Kids
Crusade by telephone 831-372-2730, fax 831-372-5730 or email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
here for directions to the University Center.
in lots number 28 and 45. Parking will
8 miles to venue)
here for local accommodations.
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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