Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
St. Louis, MO
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is
being sponsored by MPACT.
The program will be held at:
JCPenny Conference Center
University of Missouri-St. Louis Campus
One University Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63121
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
Lunch is on your own - Student Union serves lunch and is near the JCP Center
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
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions to the JCPenny Conference Center.
Parking is free.
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (STL)
(approximately 4 miles to venue)
The Pear Tree Inn St. Louis Airport is offering a reduced room rate of $69.99 for the nights of May 13-14, 2013. Individual call in reservations can be made by reserving online. Reservations can also be made by calling 800-325-0720 and refer to group number 2169783-UMSL. Deadline to receive this special rate is Saturday, April 13, 2013.
the Missouri 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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