Lake Arlington Baptist Church
2912 Little Road
Arlington, TX 76016
In From Emotions to Advocacy training programs (one day, 6 hours),
attorney Pete Wright teaches you how to take an active role in managing your
child's special education, the gentle art of disagreeing, and how to maintain
healthy working relationships with the school.
to assess your child's strengths and needs
to prepare a Parent Report for the IEP team
to build healthy working relationships with school personnel
to document information that may prevent or resolve disputes
to participate as an equal member of your child's IEP team
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 disability specific.
1: Getting Started
Creating the Advocate's IEP, the Master Plan
the Paper Trail
and Strategies for the Advocate
Parent as Project Manager
101: Learning the Rules of the Game
to Success, Resolving Parent/School
Emergency, Crisis, Help
and Your Child's Disability
and Measurements 101
of IDEA - Findings, Purposes and Definitions
504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
of Adverse Assumptions
the Paper Trail - Documenting and Writing Letters and using
the "Letter to a Stranger" Strategy
Meeting Strategies and Common Problems
it all together
|DSPNT Member Couples*
|Non DSPNT Member
*Couples receive one set of books.
Click here to register online.
Click here to download the conference flyer.
Online registration is preferred, however you can register by calling 817-390-2970.
Your registration fee includes morning refreshments, lunch, a deluxe Wrightslaw highlighter pen, and three books Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs.
Credits: 0.6 CEUs (continuing education units) have been approved for this conference. 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.
Scholarships: Scholarships are available. Contact the sponsor at 817-390-2970 for details.
Accommodations: Contact Elizabeth Hammond via email elizabeth |at| dspnt.org no later than April 1, 2016.
Refund Policy: A full refund is available if requested no later than April 2, 2016.
Contact Elizabeth Hammond by telephone at 817-390-2970 by fax 817-390-2969 or by email elizabeth |at| dspnt.org
programs often fill up early! Space is limited - don't miss out! Register today!
click here for directions to the Lake Arlington Baptist Church.
is available at no charge.
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)
(28.5 miles to the conference location)
a list of local hotels click here.
the Texas 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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