Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
Silver Spring, MD
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is
being sponsored by The Parents' Place of Maryland.
The program will be held at:
The Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza *
One Veterans Place
GPS Address: 8525 Fenton Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910
* Click on above link to view location of parking garages
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
* Same family sharing one set of books.
Click here to register online. SOLD OUT
If paying by check or purchase order, payment must be made by sending PO's or checks made payable to the Parents' Place of Maryland and mailed to: PPMD, Attn: Suzie Shannon, 801 Cromwell Park Drive, Suite 103, Glen Burnie, MD, 21061.
Registration deadline is October 11, 2012.
includes lunch and three books Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs.
Credits: 0.6 CEU's have been approved for this conference (continuing education units). The .6 units will cost an additional $10.80.
Scholarships: No scholarships are available for this conference.
Refund Policy: Refund requests must be received on or before October 4, 2012.
Questions? Contact Suzie Shannon by telephone 410-768-9100 ext. 108 or by email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions to the Veterans Plaza.
Click here for parking information for Town Square Garage (Garage 61)
Click here for parking information for Wayne/Ellsworth Garage (Garage 60)
Click here for parking information for Public Parking Lot #29
(approximately 23 miles to venue)
Courtyard Silver Spring Downtown (half a block from the venue).
Click here for a list of nearby accommodations.
the Maryland 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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