Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Special Education Law and Advocacy Training Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is
being sponsored and organized by ParSEC Wisconsin, LLC., with Co-sponsors Integrated Development Services (IDS), Walbridge School, The Law Center for Children & Families and Wisconsin Family Ties. This is the first Wrightslaw conference in the state of Wisconsin!
The program will be held at:
Sheraton Madison Hotel
706 John Nolen Drive
Madison, WI 53713
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
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions to the Sheraton Madison Hotel.
Parking is free at the venue.
Dane County Regional Airport (MSN/KMSN)
(approximately 9 miles to venue)
The Sheraton Madison Hotel (conference venue) is offering a limited block of sleeping rooms for conference registrants for the nights of April 9 (limited number) and/or April 10 (very limited number). The special rate of $119.00 per room will be offered until Monday, March 10 or until the block rooms are sold out, whichever comes first. Register online or by calling the hotel's Central Reservations phone line at 800-325-3535 or 888-627-7077.
For a list of local hotels, please click here.
the Wisconsin 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.
Wrightslaw Seminars & Training