JFK Airport Hilton
144-02 135th Ave.
Jamaica, NY 11436
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 Continental Breakfast
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
|Professional (includes 0.6 ceu units)
includes kosher Continental Breakfast, coffee, tea and water throughout the day and a kosher buffet lunch. The registration fee will also include a deluxe Wrightslaw highlighter pen and the four Wrightslaw books which retail for $77.80 - Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs and Wrightslaw: All About Tests and Assessments.
As of May 11, 4 pm, online Registration is still available! Sign up now before we are sold out!
Print and share the conference flyer.
Credits: 0.6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved for this conference. Submission materials will be provided to the individual attorney for CLE (continuing legal education) credits.
Scholarships: Contact the sponsors, Keren Eliana Parent Advocacy and Resource Center (PARC) for details.
Refund Policy: Refunds will be offered up to 3 weeks prior to the conference, no later than April 23, 2015. All cancellations must be made in writing. An administrative fee of $25 will be deducted.
Accommodations: We will be providing kosher food. If anyone needs an ASL interpreter, or any other accommodations, we will provide, based on our application process.
Questions? Contact Amy Eisenberg by email amy |at| kulanukids.org by telephone 516-569-3083 or by fax 516-374-1185.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Click here for directions to the JFK Airport Hilton.
Parking is free at the JFK Airport Hilton.
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) - A free airport shuttle to hotel is available.
(approximately 1/4 mile to venue)
JFK Airport Hilton will offer overnight guests on May 14, 2015, a reduced group rate of $169 (single/double occupancy). Cut-off date to register is April 29, 2015. Mention "Kulanu Parent Advocacy" when making a reservation.
For a list of local hotels, please click here.
the New York 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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