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Edmond, Oklahoma - December 4, 2004

This Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training Program is sponsored by The Oklahoma Disability Law Center, Redlands Partners and Oklahomans FOR IDEA & 504 COMPLIANCE

University of Central OklahomaThis training program will be held at:

Nigh University Center Ballroom, Third Floor
University of Central Oklahoma
100 N University Drive
Edmond, Oklahoma 73034

Questions? Please email Kayla Bower or call (405) 409-5761
or (405) 409-5759

FREE to Oklahoma parents and educational caregivers of students with disabilities. You may register as early as 7:30 a.m., but the conference will not begin until 9:00 a.m. Registration is FREE for Oklahoma parents and others who attend IEP's on behalf of children with disabilities and includes a copy of Wrightslaw: Special Education Law ($29.95 value) and From Emotions to Advocacy ($29.95 value). Others will pay $50.00 for registration and books.

Download the registration form today!

Pre-Registration is recommended.

Breakfast may be purchased in the food court at the University Center beginning at 8:00 a.m. The Nigh University Center has variety of eating places and a buffet restaurant. Several restaurants, including IHOP, McDonald's, Denny's, Fazoli's, Bennigan's, Western Sizzlin and CiCi's Pizza are located on Second Street, within one mile of the University. Lunch will not be provided at the conference. A list of nearby eating places will be provided at conference.

Parking is available in the visitors' parking lot to the east of the University Center. There will be no charge for conference attendees. Pull a ticket from the machine when you enter the parking lot - you will not be required to pay when you exit.

Directions to the University of Central Oklahoma: The University is located in Edmond, Oklahoma, on the northern edge of Oklahoma City. To get to the university, take Second Street in Edmond to Garland-Godfrey and turn in to Nigh University Center. Follow the signs to visitor parking. Once in the visitor's parking lot, you should enter the main entrance to Nigh University Center. The conference will be held in the Ballroom of the Center, on the third floor. Campus map You can also get detailed directions at from Map Quest. Simply go to www.mapquest.com and fill in your personal information and University of Central Oklahoma, 100 N University Drive, Edmond, Oklahoma 73034.

Will Rogers International Airport is located in Oklahoma City.

Accommodations are listed below.

  • Broadway Suites, 1305 South Broadway, Edmond, OK (1.6 miles to University), (405) 341-6068, or (800) 200-3486, approx. $35.00 single and $39.99 for double, plus tax
  • Hampton Inn, 300 Meline, Edmond, OK (2.3 miles to University), (405) 844-3037, or (800) HAMPTON, approx. $84.00 single and $94.00 for double, plus tax
  • Ramada Plaza, 930 East Second Street, Edmond, OK (across from University), (405) 341-3577, or (800) 322-4686, approx. $64.00 single and $69.00 double, plus tax

Attractions: Located in the heart of Oklahoma, just north of Oklahoma City, Edmond is considered by many to be the “Crown Jewel” of Oklahoma. If you are passing through, attending a convention, traveling on business, or planning to become a resident of this exciting community, Edmond will meet your needs.

Edmond offers outstanding hotels, nostalgic shopping areas, and conveniently located attractions for your enjoyment. A stay in Edmond places you just minutes from The National Cowboy Hall of Fame, Remington Park, Omniplex, historic Guthrie, and the Lazy E Arena, just to name a few of the more exciting sites. Known worldwide for its outstanding golf courses, Edmond is host to some of the most exciting PGA and celebrity events of our time. Year ‘round music, art, theater, water and sporting events make for spectacular family vacationing and first class conventions. And golf isn’t the only game in town...Edmond boasts exceptional competitive quality soccer fields (even one that’s indoors!), competitive ice skating and roller skating facilities, and tennis courts with a history of hosting USTA tournaments featuring players from around the globe.

The 30th Annual Boys Ranch Town Living Christmas Pageant will be (Friday-Sunday), December 5-7, 2003, each evening from 7:00 pm-9:00 pm. The pageant depicts the life of Jesus in eleven scenes using live animals and residents of Boys Ranch Town. The drive-through pageant is viewed from the comfort of your own vehicle with narration provided by cassette or CD. Players are available if needed. No admission charge, donations are accepted. Tour groups are welcome. http://www.obhc.org/boys_ranch_town.htm Phone: (405) 341-3606

Visit http://www.visitedmondok.com/ for information.

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