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

Park City, UT

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is being sponsored by Park City READS.

The program will be held at:

Blair Education Center
Park City Hospital
900 Round Valley Drive
Park City, UT 84060

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
Early Bird
On or Before January 31, 2020

Regular
Individual
$150
$195

* Early Bird registrants will receive FREE adobe.pdf downloads of Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Ed. and Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments and Cases 2017, which includes all of the 2017 U. S. Court of Appeals special education cases and the two 2017 U. S. Supreme Court cases, Fry and Endrew F., which have a retail value of $34.90.

Conference fee includes lunch, a Wrightslaw highlighter pen, three Wrightslaw books - Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Ed., Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Ed., and Wrightslaw: All About IEPs provided the morning of the conference and then, within a week after the program, Wrightslaw will email those three books to each attendee in the adobe.pdf format. The three print and pdf books retail for $103.70.

Click here to register online.

Download and share the Save-the-Date flyer.

Credits: CLEs (continuing legal education) credits are pending through the Utah's State Board of Continuing Legal Education. There is an additional fee of $25, made payable at the conference.

Scholarships: Scholarship opportunities will be announced on December 1, 2019.

Questions? Contact Elissa Aten, Executive Director, PC READS by telephone at 435-729-0440 or by email Elissa.pcreads |at| gmail.com.

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

Logistics, Directions and Accommodations

Directions

Map and directions to the Blair Education Center.


Parking

Parking is free at the venue.

Airports

Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) is approximately 40 miles to the venue and has flights to 97 non-stop destinations.

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Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments and Cases 2018, 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

 

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