One-day Training Programs & Seminars
All About IEPs is a new Wrightslaw program (one day, 5 hours) that focuses on the legal requirements for IEPs and how to develop SMART IEPs.
Participants will learn how the law about IEPs changed, the legal requirements for IEPs in IDEA 2004 and federal regulations, and significant legal cases about IEPs.
In All About IEPs, you will learn how to draft SMART IEPs that are Specific, Measurable, use Action Words, are Realistic, and Time specific. You will also learn how to use an effective team approach in crafting legally sufficient IEPs.
The registration fee includes two books and two CD-ROMs: Wrightslaw: All About IEPs (retail: $12.95) and Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy (retail: $19.95), the Wrightslaw CD-ROM series: The Legal Requirements of IEPs (1.25 hours) (retail $14.95) and Understanding Your Child's Test Scores (1.5 hours) (retail $14.95) for a total value of $62.80 for the two books and the two WebEx Wrightslaw CD-ROM training series.
Note: The All About IEPs program is not about how to get schools to comply with the law. The one-day Special Education Law & Advocacy program addresses IEP compliance issues.
registration fee includes three books - Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, (Retail: $29.95), Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition. (Retail: $19.95) and Wrightslaw: All About IEPs (Retail: $12.95).
IDEA 2004 & NCLB: What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You!
IDEA 2004 & NCLB: What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You! (one day, 6 hours) focuses on changes in IDEA 2004, the interrelationships between IDEA 2004 and No Child Left Behind, and how to use these laws to get better special education services for children with disabilities.
The texts for this program are Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition (Retail: $29.95) and Wrightslaw: No Child Left Behind (Retail: $29.95) which includes the No Child Left Behind CD-ROM with dozens of publications, manuals, toolkits, and other useful resources. Sample agenda.
From Emotions to Advocacy training programs (one day, 6 hours),
you learn how to take an active role in managing your child's special
education. You'll learn about key sections in the Individuals with Disabilities
Education Act of 2004, what our child's test scores mean, and how to develop
SMART IEPs. Pat will teach you how to prepare for meetings, the gentle
art of disagreeing, and how to maintain healthy working relationships
with the school. Sample
The text for this program is Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd edition. (Retail: $19.95)
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Two-day Special Education Law & Advocacy Boot Camps
Two-day Special Education Law and Advocacy Boot Camps (12 hours) are more intensive and personalized. Participants have opportunities to network.
In a Wrightslaw
Boot Camp, you learn how to use special education statutes and regulations
to get answers to your questions; to use tests and measurements to measure
educational progress; chart out test scores; write SMART IEPs goals and
objectives; learn how to use NCLB as a tool to open doors to services,
learn how to create paper trails; write effective letters, and use advocacy
strategies to negotiate for appropriate special education programs. We
limit the number of Boot Camps to five per year and one per region of
the country. Sample
Previous Wrightslaw programs