Home > Seminars & Training > Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, BWI Airport, MD (October 24, 2019)


The Special Ed Advocate newsletter
It's Unique ... and Free!

Enter your email address below:

2019 - 2020
Training Programs

Sept 12 - York, SC

Sept 18 - ABQ, NM

Oct 4-5 - Wakefield, MA

Oct 24 - BWI Airport, MD

Nov 3 - Ann Arbor, MI

Apr 2 - Nashua, NH

Apr 23 - Park City, UT

Full Schedule

Be a Hero ...

 Jason at Ft. Benning
... to a Hero
Learn more

Wrightslaw

Home
Topics from A-Z
Free Newsletter
Seminars & Training
Yellow Pages for Kids
Press Room
FAQs
Sitemap

Books & Training

Wrightslaw Storesecure store lock
  Advocate's Store
  Student Bookstore
  Exam Copies
Training Center
Bulk Discounts
New! Military Discounts
Mail & Fax Orders

Advocacy Library

Articles
Cool Tools
Doing Your Homework
Ask the Advocate
FAQs
Newsletter Archives
Short Course Series
Success Stories
Tips

Law Library

Articles
Caselaw
Fed Court Complaints
IDEA 2004
McKinney-Vento Homeless
FERPA
Section 504

Topics

Advocacy
ADD/ADHD
Allergy/Anaphylaxis
American Indian
Assistive Technology
Autism Spectrum
Behavior & Discipline
Bullying
College/Continuing Ed
Damages
Discrimination
Due Process
Early Intervention (Part C)
Eligibility
Episodic, such as
   Allergies, Asthma, etc

ESSA
ESY
Evaluations
FAPE
Flyers
Future Planning
Harassment
High-Stakes Tests
Homeless Children
IDEA 2004
Identification & Child Find
IEPs
ISEA
Juvenile Justice
Law School & Clinics
Letters & Paper Trails
LRE/Inclusion
Mediation
Military / DOD
Parental Protections
PE and Adapted PE
Privacy & Records
Procedural Safeguards
Progress Monitoring
Reading
Related Services
Research Based Instruction
Response to Intervention (RTI)
Restraints/Abuse
Retention
Retaliation
School Report Cards
Section 504
Self-Advocacy
Teachers & Principals
Transition
Twice Exceptional (2e)
VA Special Education

Resources & Directories

Advocate's Bookstore
Advocacy Resources
Directories
  Disability Groups
  International
  State DOEs
  State PTIs
Free Flyers
Free Pubs
Free Newsletters
Legal & Advocacy
Glossaries
   Legal Terms
   Assessment Terms
Best School Websites

 

Print this page

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

BWI Airport, MD

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is being sponsored by The Parents' Place of Maryland.

The program will be held at:

Sheraton BWI
The Calvert Ballroom
1100 Old Elkridge Landing Road
Linthicum Heights, MD, 21090

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 Fee
Regular
Individual
$150
Professional
$200

Conference fee includes coffee, tea, a 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.

Special Needs Accommodations: If you require a translator, have dietary restrictions, or need other accommodations, contact Randi Hilfiger by email randi |at| ppmd.org no later than October 3, 2019.

Questions? Contact Randi Hilfiger by email Randi |at| ppmd.org or by telephone 410-768-9100 ext. 108.

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

Logistics, Directions and Accommodations

Directions

Map and directions to the Sheraton BWI
.

Parking

Parking is free at the Sheraton BWI.

Airports

Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI)
(approximately 15 minutes to venue)

Hotel Accommotations

The Sheraton Baltimore Washington Airport Hotel is offering a special room rate of $129 per night, plus all applicable taxes (currently 13%). Cut off date to receive the discounted rate is October 2, 2019. Reservations can be made by calling 410-577-2100 and mentioning The Parents' Place of Maryland block.

Click here for a list of local hotels.

To Top

To Wrightslaw Seminars & Training

Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities

We built the 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.

Yellow pages image

To Wrightslaw Seminars & Training

Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon The Special Ed Advocate: It's Free!

 

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

Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, by Pam and Pete Wright
About the Book

Wrightslaw: All About IEPs
About the Book

Wrightslaw: All About Tests and Assessments
About the Book

Surviving Due Process: Stephen Jeffers v. School Board
About the DVD Video

 

Copyright 1998-2019, Peter W. D. Wright and Pamela Darr Wright. All rights reserved.

Contact Us | Press Mission l Our Awards l Privacy Policy l Disclaimer l Site Map

Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon The Special Ed Advocate: It's Free!

 

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

Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, by Pam and Pete Wright
About the Book

Wrightslaw: All About IEPs
About the Book

Wrightslaw: All About Tests and Assessments
About the Book

Surviving Due Process: Stephen Jeffers v. School Board
About the DVD Video

 

Copyright 1998-2019, Peter W. D. Wright and Pamela Darr Wright. All rights reserved.

Contact Us | Press Mission l Our Awards l Privacy Policy l Disclaimer l Site Map