6900 West State Road 84
Davie, FL 33317
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, 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
of Adverse Assumptions
Letter to the Stranger
Ws + H + E
*Couples receive one set of books.
includes light breakfast, lunch, a Wrightslaw highlighter pen and the three Wrightslaw books which retail for $62.85 - Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs.
Online registration is now closed. Call (954) 825-0400
Credits: 6.5 CLE's (continuing legal education) credits have been approved for this conference. 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. For the CEU fee, bring a check payable to BGCDSO in the amount of $24.00. The CLE credits are free!
Scholarships: Limited scholarships are available. Please contact the sponsor for details.
Refund Policy: No refunds are available for this conference. Substitutions are allowed with prior consent from sponsors.
Questions? Contact Diane De Braga by telephone 954-825-0400 or Beckie Swartz at 954-648-8723.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Map and directions to the Signature Grand.
Parking is free at the venue.
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL)
(approximately 20 minutes to venue)
Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Plantation
7780 SW 6th Street
Plantation, FL 33324
Make your reservation online or call 888-236-2427 and request a reservation under the Wrightslaw Room Block to receive the special rate of $119. Deadline to register for the special rate is April 26, 2016.
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.
Wrightslaw Seminars & Training