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Metro Technology Business Center
1900 Springlake Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
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.
History, Book Overview, US Supreme Ct Cases
1400 Findings, Purpose
1401 Definitions: Disability, Special Education, Related Services, LD,
1412 Extended School Year, Child Find, Least Restrictive, Private Placements
Tests and Measurements, and the Bell Curve, Standard Scores,
Scale Scores, % ranks, Grade Equivalent, Age Equivalent, Determining progress v. regression using Bar Graphs
1414 Evaluations and IEPs
1415 Due Process, Rules of Procedure, Discipline
- Section 504, ADA, FERPA, ESSA
- Episodic Conditions, Allergies, Epilepsy, etc.
- Recent Cases + OCR, USDOJ
Parent as the Special Ed Manager and Expert
the Master Plan
the Rules of the Game
and Avoiding the Fatal Obstacles
to Deal with Conflict, a Healthy and Normal event
of the Childs File
- SMART IEPs
of Adverse Assumptions
Letter to the Stranger
Ws + H + E
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, during the training those three titles will be provided 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.
Scholarships: A limited number of scholarships are available for parents of children with disabilities with financial need. The scholarship will waive or refund the registration fee for selected recipients. The deadline to apply for a scholarship is Friday, September 23, 2022. For more information call 405-271-2710 or email sooner-success |at| ouhsc.edu.
Questions? Contact Lori Wathen by telephone 405-698-6970 or email lori-wathen |at| ouhsc.edu.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Map and directions to the Metro Technology Center.
Parking is free.
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.
Wrightslaw Seminars & Training