St. Joseph's Catholic Church
520 South Garfield Street
Kennewick, WA 99336
special education law and advocacy programs focus on four areas:
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 disability specific.
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
* Only one book set per household.
fee includes morning coffee, lunch, refreshments, 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 be placed on wait list.
Download the registration form.
Download and distribute the conference brochure.
Credits: 0.6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved for this conference. The Washington State Bar Association has approved 5 CLE's (continuing legal credits). MCLE Activity ID number is 356704.
Accommodations: If you require special needs accommodations, please contact Kasey McComas no later than January 20, 2014.
Refund Policy: Cancellation fees: 90% provided if we receive notification by January 29, 2014.
Cancellation: WA registrants will be billed $65 if cancellation is not received on or before Jan 29, 2014 or fail to attend event.
Questions? Contact Kasey McComas by email, telephone 206-300-3960 or write to P.O. Box 1211, Richland, WA 99352.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions to St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
Parking is free.
Port of Pasco Airport (PSC)
(approximately 15 miles to venue)
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Clover Island Inn
Best Western Kennewick
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information and support.
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tutors, support groups, grassroots organizations, advocates, attorneys and others
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