Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Peter Wright, Esq.
(Oklahoma City Area), Oklahoma
Thursday, December 8, 2016
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Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw training program, is sponsored by The Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Inc., the Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council and the Pervasive Parenting Center.
The OKC program is FREE for parents, family members, and individuals who work with children with disabilities and are residents of Oklahoma.
The program will be held at:
of Central Oklahoma
100 N University Drive
Edmond, Oklahoma 73034
special education law and advocacy programs focus on four areas:
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 disability specific.
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
|| Lunch is on your own
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
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
of Central Oklahoma,
100 N University Drive, Edmond, Oklahoma 73034.
of Central Oklahoma is in Edmond, Oklahoma, on the northern edge
of Oklahoma City. To get to the University, take Second Street in Edmond
to Garland-Godfrey and turn right. Follow the signs to visitor parking.
for a map of the campus.
for directions from MapQuest.
Free parking will
be available in the visitors' parking lot at the University Center.
Rogers World Airport
7100 Terminal Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73159-0937
Approx. 30 minutes from
There are many wonderful restaurants
to choose from in the area.
There are many hotels
in the area, here are just a few:
built the Oklahoma Yellow
Pages for Kids with Disabilities so people can get reliable information and
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.