Woodland Community Church
9607 State Road 70 East
Bradenton, FL 34202
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 light 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
- SMART IEPs
of Adverse Assumptions
Letter to the Stranger
Ws + H + E
|Professional (includes CLE's)
* Couples receive one set of books.
includes light breakfast, boxed lunch, a 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.
Click here to register online.
Download the flyer/registration form.
Download and share the Save-the-Date flyer.
Credits: 0.6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved. The units are provided by the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education. They provide both graduate credit for practicing teachers and CEU's for a variety of professionals who need to document their professional development hours. The CEU's are available for an additional charge of $12, payable at the conference. The Florida Bar has approved 7.0 CLE's (continuing legal education) credits for this conference. The fee is included with the professional registration fee rate.
Scholarships: A limited number of parent scholarships are available based on need for Manatee and Sarasota County parents. Contact Mary Smith at 941-928-0682 for details.
Refund Policy: Refunds issued on or before October 30, 2015 will be charged a $5.00 processing fee. No refunds are available after October 30, 2015. Substitutions are possible. Please call Mary Smith at 941-928-0682.
Accommodations: Contact Mary Smith via email at bsmith22 |@| tampabay.rr.com no later than October 7, 2015.
Law Students + ISEA Graduates:
The Family Network has five slots at a reduced rate for law students and ISEA graduates. If you are interested in applying, send an email to: ISEA.lawstudent |@| wrightslaw.com and provide information about when you graduated from ISEA or information about your law school status.
Questions? Contact Mary Smith by telephone 941-928-0682 by fax 941-907-8577 or by email bsmith22 |@| tampabay.rr.com
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
The venue is located approximately 1 mile east of I-75 on State Road 70, Exit 217 off of I-75. The venue is on the north side of the intersection. Click here for directions to the venue.
Parking is available at the facility at no charge.
Tampa International Airport (TPA)
(approximately 50 miles to venue)
Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)
(approximately 12 miles to venue)
For a list of local hotels, please click here.
the Florida 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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