Villa Milano Banquet & Conference Center
1630 Schrock Road
Columbus, OH 43229
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
History, Book Overview, US Supreme Ct Cases
1400 - Findings, Purpose
1401 - Definitions: Disability, Special Education, Related Services, LD,
1412 - ESY, Child Find, LRE, 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
- Episodic Conditions, Allergies, Epilepsy, etc.
- Recent Cases + OCR, USDOJ
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
|Professional (includes CLEs and CEUs)
** Couples receive one set of books.
includes Continental 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.
Click here to register online.
Credits: 6.0 CLEs (continuing legal education) credits have been approved. CPE credits for social workers will be available. 0.6 CEUs (continuing education units) have been approved. The CEU units are provided by the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education. They provide credit for practicing teachers and CEU's for a variety of professionals who need to document their professional development hours.
Special Accommodations: Contact DSACO via email no later than September 1, 2017.
Scholarships: Scholarships are available for DSACO members only. Click here for guidelines and application.
Refund Policy: Refunds will be considered on an individual case. Substitutions are allowed.
Child Care: No child care is available.
Questions? Contact Marge Barnheiser by email mbarnheiser |at| dsaco.net
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Click here for a map and directions to the Villa Milano Banquet & Conference Center.
Parking is free at the venue.
Click here for a list of local hotels.
John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH)
(approximately 14 miles to venue)
the Ohio 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