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psychotherapist who has worked with children and families since the
early 1970s. Her training and experience in clinical psychology
and clinical social work give her a unique perspective on parent-child-school
dynamics, problems, and solutions.
Pam has written extensively
about raising, educating and advocating for children with disabilities.
She is the
co-author of Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law (1999), Wrightslaw:
No Child Left Behind (2003), Wrightslaw:
IDEA 2004, (2005), Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd edition (2005), Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs (2010) and Wrightslaw: All About Tests and Assessments (2014).
is also the editor of The
Special Ed Advocate newsletter.
Pam and Pete Wright were Adjunct Professors of Law at the William and Mary Law School where they taught a course about special education law and advocacy and assisted with the Law School's Special Education Law Clinic. Pete and Pam are co-founders and faculty at the William and Mary Law School Institute of Special Education Advocacy (ISEA). They are the founders of Wrightslaw,
the #1 ranked website about education
education law, and special
education advocacy. (Alexa rankings)
Pam designed and built several special education advocacy sites including
and the Yellow Pages for
Kids with Disabilities.
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Pam and Pete Wright provide special education law and advocacy training
for parents, advocates, attorneys, educators, and others who are working
to ensure that children with disabilities receive quality special education
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