Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
(Halfway between Toledo + Cleveland on Lake Erie)
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is
being sponsored by Region 2 State Support Team.
The program will be held at:
Sawmill Creek Resort
400 Sawmill Creek Drive
Huron, OH 44839
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
||Registration and 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
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
|* Parents/Non Educators
|**Educators - Register Now
* Parents and Non Educators can register by contacting Vicki Barbaro by telephone 440-324-5777 ext 1107.
** Educators need to register in STARS using their SAFE account at http://safe.ode.state.oh.us/portal
Payment must be made by sending purchase orders or checks made payable to ESCLC for $20. Check and purchase orders can be mailed to: ESCLC, Attn: Vicki Barbaro, 1885 Lake Ave., Elyria, OH 44035 or send by fax at 440-324-7355.
includes morning coffee, bottled water, lunch and three books Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs.
Download and share the conference flyer.
Credits: 6.5 contact hours will be provided to attendees.
Scholarships: No scholarships are available for this conference.
Refund Policy: No refunds are available for this conference.
Questions? For registration questions contact Vicki Barbaro by telephone 440-324-5777 ext 1107, fax 440-324-7355 or email. For session content questions contact Jennifer Heim by telephone 440-324-5777 ext. 1148 or email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions to the Sawmill Creek Resort.
Ample free parking on site.
Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE)
(approximately 50 miles to venue)
The Sawmill Creek Resort is offering a special room rate of $145 per night. Mention the Wrightslaw conference when registering. Call 800-729-6455.
Click here for a list of nearby accommodations.
the Ohio 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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