Scottish Rite Temple
332 Centennial Mall
Lincoln, NE 68508
will learn about changes in IDEA 2004
requirements for initial evaluations, reevaluations & parental
requirements for IEPs, IEP goals, IEP teams, IEP meetings
eligibility issues 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-97) and
the Reauthorized IDEA of 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)
1415: Procedural Safeguards - Prior Written Notice, Procedural
Safeguards Notice, Mediation, Due Process Hearings, Appeal,
504: Discrimination, Retaliation, Damages
and Homework Assignment
2: SMART IEPs, NCLB, Advocacy Strategies
Law, Tests & Measurements, Bell Curve
Child Left Behind: Reading, Research Based Instruction
Right to Know
Strategies, Crisis Management
to Successful Advocacy
of Adverse Assumptions
of Litigation & Outcome Prediction
Paper Trails & Letters
Meetings: Preparation & Survival Strategies
On or Before
June 30, 2011
|Couple - receive one set of books
Click here to register online.
Click here to download the conference brochure.
registration fee includes lunch, break refreshments,
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, Second Edition and Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs ($63.00 combined retail value).
Credits: 1.2 CEU (continuing education units) and 11.0 CLE's (continuing legal education) credits have been approved for this conference.
Scholarships: Scholarships are available to Down Syndrome Association Families members only.
Refund Policy: In the event of an unforeseen circumstance such as death or illness, cancellations and refunds can be made up to 2 weeks prior to the enent. However, if you are unable to attend, please consider donating your reservation to someone who would not otherwise be able to attend.
contact Lori Tackett at 402-314-1731 or 402-421-1338 or by
programs often fill up early - don't miss out! Register today!
Logistics, Directions, Accommodations
Click here for directions to the Scottish Rite Temple.
Parking is available free for the first 50 attendees. There are parking garages on all sides of the Temple that offer reasonable parking prices.
Lincoln Municipal Airport (LNK)
(Airport is approximately 10 minutes to venue)
Eppley Airfield (OMA)
(Airport is approximately 1 hour to venue)
Click here for accommodations near the conference venue.
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.