Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
St. Petersburg, FL
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is
being sponsored by the Family Network on Disabilities.
The program will be held at:
Campus Activity Center
USF St. Petersburg
199 6th Ave. South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
One-day special education law and advocacy programs focus on four
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
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,
Tests and Measurements, and the Bell Curve, Standard Scores,
Scale Scores, % ranks, Grade Equivalent, Age Equivalent
Lunch is 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
includes Continental Breakfast and three books Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs.
Lunch is on your own or you can purchase a Subway sandwich on site for a $5 per person fee.
Click here to register online. - Registration Closed
and distribute the conference flyer.
Credits: .6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved for this conference. There is a $9 fee and can be made payable at registration. 6.5 CLE's (continuing legal education) credits through The Florida Bar have been approved.
Scholarships: No scholarships
are available for this conference.
Refund Policy: No
refunds are available for this conference.
Questions? Contact Amy Vandenboogert
by telephone 727-523-1130, or email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
here for directions to the Campus Activity Center.
(approximately 20 miles to venue)
St. Petersburg Bayfront
333 First Street South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Special Rate Available: $92 per night for checking in
on June 3, 2011 and checking out on June 5, 2011. Be sure to mention
the Wrightslaw Conference for
the special rate.
the Florida 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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