Best Western Plus Lansing Hotel
6820 South Cedar Street
Lansing, MI 48911
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
December 31, 2012
* Couples receive one set of books.
includes Continental Breakfast, lunch, afternoon 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. Registration is closed.
Download and share the printable registration form.
Deadline to register is April 19, 2013.
Credits: 0.6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved for this conference.
Scholarships: No scholarships are available for this conference.
Refund Policy: Refunds, less a 7% administrative fee, will be granted until April 1, 2013.
Questions? Contact Candice Ferris by telephone at 517-882-2800.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions to the Best Western Plus.
Parking is free.
Capital Region International Airport (LAN)
(approximately 10 miles to venue)
The Best Western Plus is offering a special rate of $98.50 to registrants. The reservation also includes a breakfast voucher. Mention the Wrightslaw conference to receive the discount.
For a list of local hotels click here.
the Michigan 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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