Colony South Hotel & Conference Center
7401 Surratts Road
Clinton, MD 20735
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, Book Overview, US Supreme Ct Cases
1400 Findings, Purpose
1401 Definitions: Disability, Special Education, Related Services, LD,
1412 Extended School Year, Child Find, Least Restrictive, Private Placements
Tests and Measurements, and the Bell Curve, Standard Scores,
Scale Scores, % ranks, Grade Equivalent, Age Equivalent, Determining progress v. regression using Bar Graphs
1414 Evaluations and IEPs
1415 Due Process, Rules of Procedure, Discipline
- Section 504, ADA, FERPA, NLCB
- Charter Schools, Food Allergies, Anaphylaxis, Epi-Pens
- Recent Cases - IDEA, 504 and ADA
- USDOJ cases and OCR rulings
systemic and school culture obstacles to compliance
Special Ed Caselaw
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!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Click here for directions to the Colony South Hotel & Conference Center. An Amtrak station is located 14 miles from the venue.
Parking is free. The venue is also providing a free shuttle service from the Branch Avenue Metro Station located on the Green Line. Details to follow.
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
(approximately 19 miles to venue)
Dullies International Airport (IAD)
(approximately 42 miles to venue)
Baltimore Washington International (BWI)
(approximately 40 miles to venue)
The sponsors have arraigned a special room rate with the Colony South Hotel & Conference Center. Double $119 per night and $129 per night for King. Arrival date of April 22, 2015 and check out on April 23, 2015. Use Code: 150422 LOUD. The cut-off date to receive the discount is March 20, 2015. Call the hotel directly for room reservations at 301-856-4500.
the Maryland 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