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Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training
with Pete Wright, Esq. & Pam Wright, M.A., M.S.W
Philadelphia Area , Pennsylvania, August 15, 2006

The Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training program is being hosted by the North Penn Special Education Council.

Calvary ChurchRegistration starts at 8:00 a.m. and the program begins at 9:00. The program will be held at:

Calvary Church

820 Route 113
Souderton, PA 18964
(215) 723-0963

Program Description

This Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy program will focus on four areas:
  • Special education law, rights and responsibilities
  • Tests and measurements to measure progress & regression
  • Introduction to tactics & strategies for effective advocacy
You will learn about key changes in IDEA 2004 including:
  • New requirements for initial evaluations, reevaluations, parental consent
  • New requirements for measurable IEP goals, IEP teams, revising IEPs
  • New eligibility issues for students with specific learning disabilities
  • New procedural requirements and timelines including the Due Process Complaint Notice and Resolution Session
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. Download Conference Flyer & Registration Form


Your registration fee includes two books, Wrightslaw: IDEA 2004 and Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition (a $35 retail value), conference materials, continental breakfast, box lunch, and a certificate of attendance. Registration Form

Postmarked June 2, 2006 - August 1, 2006
After August 1
* Couple (two individuals at same address)
NPSD Employee (go to mylearningplan.com for ACT 48)
Non-NPSD Professional (includes 6 hours ACT 48 or CLE - See brochure for details)

* Couples will receive one set of books.

Download the Conference Flyer and Registration Form.

Note: While the deadline for mail-in and onlilne registrations has passed, walk-in registration is permitted. Bring the completed registration form with you and a check payable to the North Penn Special Education Council in the proper amount. First come, first served. Call (215) 361-1112 for more information.

Scholarships: A limited number of scholarships are available for those needing financial assistance. For more information, please call (215) 361-1112 or email NPSECconf@yahoo.com

Questions? You may contact NPSEC at (215) 361-1112, by email at NPSECconf@yahoo.com or on the web at http://www.npenn.org (click 'For Parents', then click 'NP Parents Special Education Council').

6 hours ACT 48 for educators - See the conference brochure for details.

6 hours CLE for attorneys - Approved for 6 credit hours by the PA State Bar. Attorneys can submit the course material and fee to their state Bar or CLE board.

Wrightslaw programs often sell out early - don't miss out! Register early!

Logistics, Directions, Accommodations


Calvary Church is located at 820 Route 113 in Souderton, PA, 0.7 miles east of Route 309.

Please visit the North Penn Special Education's Website at http://www.npenn.org for directions or click here for directions from MapQuest.


Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE)
3311 Airport Rd, Allentown, PA
(610) 266-6001

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
8800 Essington Ave, Philadelphia, PA
(215) 937-6937


There are many hotels and motels within 15 miles of the conference location. If you are traveling to Souderton, this list of accommodations may be helpful.

Homewood Suites by Hilton
1200 Pennbrook Parkway
Lansdale, PA, 19446
(215) 362-6400
Quality Inn Conference Center (PA335)
969 Bethlehem Pike
Montgomeryville, PA, 18936
(215) 699-8800
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
1918 PA Route 663
Quakertown, PA 18951
(800) 315-2621
(215) 529-7979

Residence Inn Philadelphia Montgomeryville
1110 Bethlehem Pike
North Wales, PA 19454
(267) 468-0111

Comfort Inn (PA124)
678 Bethlehem Pike
Montgomeryville, PA, 18936
(215) 361-3600
Courtyard Philadelphia Montgomeryville
544 Dekalb Pike
North Wales, PA 19454
(215) 699-7247

Pennsylvania Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities

We built the Pennsylvania 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.

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