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Grand Rapids, MI - July 21, 2004

The Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training Program is sponsored by The Williams Syndrome Association

This program will be held at:

Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
187 Monroe NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

For more information please call, (248) 244-2229 or fax (248) 244-2230

Registration is $75.00 per ticket. Download the registration form and mail it to:

Williams Syndrome Association, Inc.
570 Kirts Blvd. #223
Troy, MI 48084

Parking: there is a parking structure adjacent to the hotel for a $9.00 fee.

Directions: For directions, go to mapquest.com, type in your address and the address of Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, 187 Monroe NW, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503. Amway also offers excellent directions at: http://www.amwaygrand.com/business/maps.html

Accommodations: Below is a list of nearby places to stay.

  • Amway Grand (site of meeting), 187 Monroe NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, (616) 774-2000
  • Courtyard Grand Rapids, 11 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, (616) 242-6000, few Blocks away - attached by covered walkway to Amway
  • Hampton Inn, 755 54th St. SW, Wyoming, MI 49509, (616) 261-5500, 7 miles south of downtown
  • Howard Johnson Hotel, 2985 Kraft Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512, (616) 940-1777, downtown
  • Radisson Hotel Grand Rapids North, 270 Ann St. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504, (616) 802-1202

Gerald Ford International airport is 18 minutes from the hotel.

Lunch: will be available for an additional fee. Below is a list of nearby restaurants.

Attractions: With over 2,000 acres of parklands located throughout the City, the Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department welcomes you to enjoy the natural beauty and recreational opportunities in our community. Enjoy a family picnic, hike the trails, and take advantage of the many recreational activities. A variety of our parks also host ethnic festivals, concerts, public outdoor art and sculpture, and historical monuments. Information on City Cemeteries is also available. Visit http://www.grand-rapids.mi.us/index.pl?page_id=463

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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.

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