Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
Happy Valley, OR
(Just outside of Portland)
Thursday, July 11, 2013
* * * * * Note: Pete will talk about the new Ninth Circuit Doug C. case which is a major case about IEPs and parental participation! * * * * *
Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is
being sponsored by Kikaua, LLC.
The program will be held at:
New Hope Community Church
11731 SE Stevens Road
Happy Valley, OR 97086
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 Morning Refreshments
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
Walk-In Registration is available! - $250. Lunch may not be available.
Conference fee includes morning refreshments,
box lunch or salad, afternoon coffee break 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.
Download the printable registration form.
Credits: 6.0 CLE's (continuing legal credits) and 6 PDU's (professional development units) have been approved for this conference.
Scholarships: Partial scholarships are available. Please contact the sponsor for additional information.
Refund Policy: No refunds after June 10, 2013.
Questions? Contact Shonna Schroedl by telephone 503-984-0968 or email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions to the New Hope Community Church. MAX Light Rail stop goes to Clackamas Town Center, which is 0.8 miles away from the venue.
Parking is free at New Hope Community Church.
Portland International Airport (PDX)
(approximately 12.5 miles to venue)
Days Inn Portland South (.5 miles to venue)
Courtyard Marriott Southeast (1 mile to venue)
the Oregon 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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