Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
Main Conference Room is SOLD OUT! Seats available for Live Feed*
with Pete Wright, Esq.
(near New Haven)
Thursday, October 17, 2013
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Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is
being sponsored by Advocate With Faith.
The program will be held on 10/17/2013 at:
WEPCO Church Complex
48 New Canaan Road
Wilton, CT 06897
One-day special education law and advocacy programs focus on four
Note: Pete will talk about the new Ninth Circuit Doug C. case which is a major case about IEPs and parental participation!
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
August 1, 2013
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* Includes morning coffee and books. No breakfast or lunch is available. You can however bring your own lunch. Read more about it.
includes morning refreshments, lunch, 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 and share the conference flyer.
Meet and Greet with Pete Wright: The meet and greet has been moved to Oak & Almond Restaurant. The restaurant is right next door to the hotel where it was originally held at. The address is 544 Main Ave. (Rt. 7), Norwalk, CT 06851.
If you are a premier or premium seat holder or a FETA graduate and have not yet RSVP'd, there are still spaces available. Email Michelle to reserve your spot.
For all others register now for the meet and greet with Pete Wright for just $25.00.
There will not be an opportunity on the day of the conference to chat one on one with Pete.
Credits: .6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved for this conference.
Exhibitor Info: Vendor space is available for therapeutic, medical and educational related businesses only. Please email for additional information.
Limited scholarships will be available. For information, please contact the sponsors. There are no more scholarships available for this conference.
Refund Policy: There are no refunds available for this Wrightslaw conference; however you may transfer your ticket to another attendee with notice to Advocate with Faith no later than 10 days before the conference. Tickets may not be resold at a higher rate.
Questions? Contact Faith Filiault by telephone 203-493-4237 or by email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions.
Parking is free at the venue.
Bradley International (BDL)
(approximately 85 miles to venue)
Laguardia Airport (LGA)
(approximately 50 miles to venue)
JFK International Airport
(approximately 55 miles to venue)
A block of rooms has been secured for the Advocate with Faith event at the Hilton Garden Inn Norwalk from October 16 to October 18, 2013 at the special rate of $159 per night. Register by September 16th to receive the reduced rate. Reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly at 203-523-4000 or toll free 877-782-9444. Mention the group code "FAITH". Reservations may also be made online by clicking here.
the Connecticut 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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