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|What You Don't Know About IDEA 2004 CAN Hurt You
by Peter W. D. Wright, Esq.
George Mason University, Manassas, VA
February 20, 2006
What You Don't Know About IDEA 2004 CAN Hurt You
by Peter W. D. Wright, Esq. is sponsored by the The
Advocacy Institute, Harbor
House Law Press, Inc. and the Training
and Technical Assistance Center at George Mason University.
will be held at:
George Mason University
Prince William Campus
10900 University Boulevard
Manassas, Virginia 20110
What You Don't Know About IDEA 2004 CAN Hurt You focuses on key changes
in the reauthorized IDEA. You will learn about:
requirements for evaluations, reevaluations, parental consent
requirements for IEPs, IEP teams, IEP meetings
- New eligibility
requirements for students with specific learning disabilities
- Accommodations, accommodations guidelines, alternate assessments
rules about discipline and manifestation reviews
procedural requirements and timelines including the Due
Process Complaint Notice and Resolution (IEP) Session
Download Agenda l Register
Online l Mail
& Fax Registration
Your registration fee includes
IDEA 2004, the textbook for the program, continental breakfast, a boxed lunch, and free parking.
IDEA 2004 (retail value: $15) includes the full text of Part A and Part B of the
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act with commentary, analysis
You will also receive a complimentary copy of 10 Tips: How to Use IDEA 2004 to Improve Education for Children with Disabilities by parent attorney Wayne Steedman, Esq.
The professionals/attorneys rate includes Continuing Education Units
and Continuing Legal Education Credits.
** Husband/Wife couples will receive one book and two lunches.
Register Online l Mail & Fax Registration
Credits: 6.0 CLEs and .6 CEUs have been approved. The professional & attorney rates includes payment for these credits.
Financial Assistance: Funds are available to support attendance at conferences, workshops, other training and service opportunities through the Virginia Consumer and Family Participation Fund (CFPF). For more information, please contact Cheryl Simpson, CFPF Project Director at (866) 625-2373 V/TDD or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions? Call 804-758-8400.
Note: If you are a person with a disability and require accommodations, please discuss your needs with Debra Pratt by calling 804-758-8400.
Logistics: Maps, Directions & Accommodations
If you are flying, we recommend Washington
Dulles Airport (IAD) which is closest to the Prince William Campus of George Mason University (20
l Car Rentals
Other area airports are Washington
National Airport (DCA) and Baltimore-Washington
Overview of Campus and Northern Virginia
of George Mason University, Prince William Campus
Directions: George Mason University, Prince William Campus
From East or West along I-66:
From I-66 take exit 44, Route 234 South. Travel approximately 4 miles. Turn
left at the third traffic signal onto University Blvd. Turn left at Freedom Center
Blvd. to enter the campus. Campus
From I-95 and
eastern Prince William County
From I-95 take exit 152, Route 234 North, Dumfries Road. Travel approximately
19 miles. Stay on Route 234 which becomes Prince William Parkway. One
half mile past the Route 28–Manassas interchange, turn right onto
University Blvd. Turn left at Freedom Center Blvd. to enter the campus.
To create personalized Mapquest.com
directions, enter your location and George Mason University, 10900 University
Boulevard, Manassas, VA 20110.
A list of hotels near the campus is included below.
by Marriott, 10701 Battleview Pkwy, Manassas, VA 20109. (703) 335-1300; (800) 321-2211
Inn, 10653 Balls Ford Road, Manassas, VA 20109.
Inn & Suites Manassas, 6950 Nova Way, Manassas, VA 20109
Inn Manassas. 7295 Williamson Blvd., Manassas, VA
(703) 369-1100; (800) 426-7866
Inn (Manassas-Battlefield), 10800 Vandor Lane, Manassas, VA
(703) 335-0000; (800) 465-4329
Inn Manassas Battlefield Park, 7345 Williamson Blvd., Manassas,
VA 20109. (703) 330-8808
Help at the Virginia
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Pages for Kids with Disabilities so people can get reliable information
The Virginia Yellow Pages includes many useful resources - evaluators,
educational consultants, tutors, support groups, grassroots
organizations, advocates, attorneys and others who help parents get
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