Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
Rye Brook, NY
(Greater NYC Metropolitan Area)
Monday, February 29, 2016
Note: Pete will discuss the two NYC DOE February 8 and February 11 Federal Court decisions in
W.W. v. NYC DOE and N.K. v. NYC DOE.
Also a look at the 2nd Circuit's January 20 decision in T.K. v. NYC DOE.
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Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is
being sponsored by On With Learning, LLC.
The program will be held at:
699 Westchester Ave.
Rye Brook, NY
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 Exhibits
History, Book Overview, US Supreme Ct Cases
1400 Findings, Purpose
1401 Definitions: Disability, Special Education, Related Services, LD,
||Break and Exhibits
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
Lunch and Exhibits
1414 Evaluations and IEPs
1415 Due Process, Rules of Procedure, Discipline
- Section 504, ADA, FERPA, ESSA
- 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
||Break and Exhibits
of Adverse Assumptions
Letter to the Stranger
Ws + H + E
includes Continental Breakfast, morning refreshments, coffee and tea, beverages through the day and a deluxe boxed lunch. Conference bag and guidebook are included along with 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 registration form!
Download the conference flyer!
Financial Aid Application: Resources are limited and your needs will be evaluated on a first come, first serve basis. The deadline has been extended to February 6, 2016. Click here to download the application.
Credits: 7.0 CLEs (continuing legal education) credits and 0.6 CEUs (continuing education units) have been approved for this conference. CEU's 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. There is a $24 fee associated for both.
Exhibitors: Special Needs Exhibitors will be available during registration, breaks and lunch.
Questions? Contact wrightslawconference | at |onwithlearning.com or by telephone 914-582-4248.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Click here for directions to the Hilton Westchester.
Parking is free.
Westchester County Airport (HPN)
(approximately 8 miles to venue)
La Guardia Airport (LGA)
(approximately 22 miles to venue)
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
(approximately 29 miles to venue)
Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
(approximately 44 miles to venue)
The sponsors have secured a special room rate of $129 per night (February 27th through 29th) with the Hilton Westchester. Register by January 29, 2016 to receive the reduced rate. If registering by telephone dial 914-939-6300 and mention On With Learning to receive the discount. Reserve your room now online!
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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