Marriot Residence Inn
9 Gerhard Road
Plainview, NY 11803
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 Morning Bagels with Coffee
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
|Professional (includes credits)
includes morning bagels and coffee 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 a hot buffet for $15 is available through the hotel. You can prepay when you register online.
Click here to register online.
Download the printable registration form.
Credits: .6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved for this conference. Submission materials will be provided to the individual attorney for CLE (continuing legal education) credits.
Scholarships: Scholarships are available for parents only and are provided through the NS-ASA. Please contact Debora Harris by email. Limited need based scholarships are available through The Elija Foundation. Click here for the application.
Refund Policy: Refunds are available up to October 13, 2011 with a $25 administrative fee and thereafter non-refundable.
Questions? Contact Debora Harris by email or Beverly Cusack by email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions to the Marroit Hotel.
Parking in free in the designated parking spots or on the street for overflow parking.
John F. Kennedy Airport
(approximately 20 miles to venue)
(approximately 30 miles to venue)
Click here for a list of nearby accommodations.
the New York 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