Roanoke Conference Center
2801 Hershberger Road NW
Roanoke, VA 24017
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.
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
- For Wrightslaw Conference Only
For Wrightslaw Conference Only
Members ** -
Full Training Schedule
receive one set of books.
** FACES Members may attend the
Wrightslaw session and the Saturday full day training institute. This
includes all meals and one year of FACES membership.
The FACES of Virginia Families' 4th Annual Support and Training Institute
will be held at the Roanoke Sheraton Conference Center, May 20th through
May 22nd. The Wrightslaw program will be held on May 20. For information
on all of the activities, please
Click here to register online. Scroll down the page until you see Wrightslaw registration information.
Click here to download the conference flyer.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
here for directions to the Sheraton
Roanoke Conference Center.
Lynchburg Regional Airport
41 miles to venue)
Roanoke Regional Airport
41 miles to venue)
115 miles to venue)
Roanoke Conference Center is offering a special rate for FACES registrants at $99 per night.
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.
Wrightslaw Seminars & Training