Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Wayne Steedman, Esq.
Saturday, March 12, 2011
Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Wayne
Steedman, Esq., brought to
you by the My Great Kid, LLC.
program will be held at:
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
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,
Tests and Measurements, and the Bell Curve, Standard Scores,
Scale Scores, % ranks, Grade Equivalent, Age Equivalent
Lunch on your own
1414 Evaluations and IEPs
1415 Prior Written Notice, Procedural Safeguards Notice,
Mediation, Due Process Hearing, Appeal, Discipline, Age
504, ADA, FERPA
No Child Left Behind
Special Ed Caselaw
Ed Advocacy for the Parent, Advocate, and Parents
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
- First 100 Tickets Sold
fee includes refreshments and afternoon snack. Registrants will
also receive two books Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition.
here to register online.
Credits: .6 CEU's (continuing education
units) have been approved for this conference.
here for a map to the Oakland County Schools Conference Center.
Contact My Great Kid, LLC by telephone 734-612-3934
or by email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
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
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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