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Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.

Richburg, SC
(Outside of York)

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is being sponsored by Maxabilites of York County, SC.

The program will be held at:

The Gateway Conference Center
3200 Commerce Drive, Suite C
Richburg, SC 29729

Program Description

One-day special education law and advocacy programs focus on four areas:

  • special education law, rights and responsibilities
  • tests and measurements to measure progress & regression
  • SMART IEPs
  • introduction to tactics & strategies for effective advocacy
Wrightslaw 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.

Agenda

8:00-9:00 Registration
9:00-10:30
  • IDEA History, Book Overview
  • Section 1400 Findings, Purpose
  • Section 1401 Definitions: Disability, Special Education, Related Services, LD, etc.
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-12:00
  • Section 1412 ESY, Child Find, LRE, Private Placements
  • Understanding Test Data with the Bell Curve
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:30
  • Section 1414 Evaluations and IEPs
  • Section 1415 Due Process, Rules of Procedure, Discipline
  • Section 504, ADA, FERPA, ESSA, OCR, USDOJ
  • Legal Research - how to find cases
  • Endrew F. + Fry SCOTUS and other recent cases
2:30-2:45 Break
2:45-4:00 From Emotions to Advocacy
  • Developing the Master Plan
  • Knowing the Rules of the Game
  • Dealing with Conflict
  • Crisis, Emergency, Help
  • Organization of the File
  • SMART IEPs
  • Tactics and Strategies
  • The Letter to the Stranger
  • 5 Ws + H + E
  • Meeting Strategies
4:00-4:30 Questions and Answers

Registration

Registration Fees
Individual
$125
Coalition Members
$100
Eligible MaxAbilities Families
$75
Registration includes CLEs
$200

Conference fee includes light morning refreshments, Boxed 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 through the Supreme Court of South Carolina Commission on CLE Specialization.

Scholarships: Contact Tonya Hardin for details. Contact information below.

Questions? Contact Tonya Hardin by telephone 803-818-6759 or by email tonya.hardin |at| maxabilities.org.

Wrightslaw programs often fill up early - don't miss out!

Logistics, Directions and Accommodations

Directions

Map and directions to The Gateway Conference Center.


Parking

Parking is free at the venue.

Airports

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)
(approximately 40 miles to venue)


Hotel Accommotations

Quality Inn & Suites
3041 Lancaster Hwy
Richburg, SC 29729

Days Inn by Wyndham Richburg
3217 Lancaster Hwy
Richburg, SC 29729

Super 8 by Wyndham Richburg/Chester Area
3085 Lancaster Hwy
Richburg, SC 29729


Click here for a list of additional local hotels.

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Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments and Cases 2017, by Pam and Pete Wright
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