University of North Carolina at Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28223
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
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
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
April 23, 2012**
* Professional fee includes credits/units.
** No registrations will be accepted after April 23, 2012
includes Continental Breakfast, morning refreshments, lunch, afternoon refreshments, three books Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs.
Click here to register online.
Download and share the conference flyer.
Credits: The North Carolina State Bar Board of Continuing Legal Education has approved 6 CLE's (continuing legal education) credits. The UMKC School of Education has approved .6 CEU's (continuing education units) for this conference.
Scholarships: No scholarships are available for this conference.
Refund Policy: Information will be available soon.
Questions? Contact Terri Leyton, Program Director by telephone 704-916-9871, by fax 704-705-2438 or by email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for a map of the campus.
UNCC Red Line Route goes onto campus and runs throughout the day.
Parking is available in the Cone Center Deck. Registrants will receive a token to exit the parking deck for free. Tokens will not work in other parking areas.
Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)
(approximately 16 miles to venue)
Click here for a list of nearby accommodations.
the North Carolina 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