Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino
30 Buffalo Thunder Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87506
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 Continental Breakfast
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
||On or Before
March 1, 2013
* This registration fee is for the Pre-Academy Session only. Click here to learn more about the three day Family Leadership Conference and it's fees.
includes Continental Breakfast, lunch, snacks and 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. Sold Out
Download the printable registration form.
Download and distribute the conference flyer.
Download the Pow-Wow invitation flyer.
Scholarships: No scholarships for the Wrightslaw Pre-Conference are available. Scholarships are available for the Family Leadership Conference. Contact the sponsors for more information.
Refund Policy: Cancel by March 1, 2013 and receive a 75% refund. No refunds are available after March 1, 2013.
Questions? Contact Alvino Sandoval by telephone 505-767-6630 at ext. 301 or toll free 1-888-499-2070 at ext. 301 or by email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
From Santa Fe:
Take St. Francis Drive North.
St. Francis becomes Highway 84/285-- continue for approximately fourteen miles.
Take exit #177 (Buffalo Thunder Road) and turn right into the Buffalo Thunder Resort.
From Albuquerque (bypassing downtown Santa Fe):
Take Interstate 25 North towards Santa Fe for approximately 50 miles.
From Interstate 25 exit right onto the 599 Northbound Bypass for approximately 14 miles and exit onto US Highway 84/285 North towards Espanola/Taos.
Continue on Highway 84/285 for approximately 11 miles.
Take Exit #177 at Buffalo Thunder Road and turn right into the resort.
Click here for directions to the Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino.
Parking is free.
Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ)
(approximately 70 miles to hotel)
Santa Fe Municipal Airport
(approximately 23 miles to venue)
Download printable airport directions and transportation options.
Note: American Eagle (AA) is the only commercial flight that arrives and departs from the Santa Fe Municipal Airport.
Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino is offering a special rate of $83 per night plus 12% tax for all rooms. Deadline to register to receive the discount is February 26, 2013.
the New Mexico 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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