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Special Education Law & Advocacy Training
Wright, Esq. and Pamela Darr Wright
New Hampshire, April 13-14, 2007
two-day Special Education Law & Advocacy Training, a Wrightslaw
training program with Pete
Wright and Pam
Wright, is being sponsored by Education-A-Must.
program will be held at:
11 Tara Blvd.
Nashua, NH 03062
will learn about changes in IDEA 2004 including:
- New requirements
for initial evaluations, reevaluations & parental consent
requirements for IEPs, IEP goals, IEP teams, IEP meetings
eligibility issues for students with specific learning disabilities
procedural requirements and timelines, including the “Due Process Complaint Notice”
and “Resolution (IEP) Session.”
will learn about requirements in No Child Left Behind
and research based instruction
rights and options
will also learn how to:
tests and measurements to measure progress
tactics and strategies for effective advocacy
1: Special Education Laws|
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA-97) and the Reauthorized IDEA
1400: Findings & Purposes
1412: Catchall Statute Least Restrictive Environment
ESY, Notice, Statewide Assessments
Progress: Tests & Measurements & the Bell Curve Demo: How to Chart Test
1414: Evaluations, Consent
Educational Programs (IEPs)
1415: Procedural Safeguards - Prior Written Notice, Procedural Safeguards Notice,
Mediation, Due Process Hearings, Appeal, Discipline
504: Discrimination, Retaliation, Damages
and Homework Assignment
2: SMART IEPs, NCLB, Advocacy Strategies|
Law, Tests & Measurements, Bell Curve
Child Left Behind: Reading, Research Based Instruction
Right to Know
Strategies, Crisis Management|
to Successful Advocacy
of Adverse Assumptions
of Litigation & Outcome Prediction
Paper Trails & Letters
Meetings: Preparation & Survival Strategies
Rate for CLE or CEU Credit|
here to download the brochure (PDF) and print
registration form (PDF).
here for online registration. It will take you to the Wrightslaw ShopSite
Store, scroll down to the very end of the page.
registration includes continental breakfast, buffet lunch, afternoon snack, Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd edition and Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, Second Edition ($50.00 combined retail value).
Additional Information: This program has been approved by the NHMCLE Board for 12 CLE credits; Continuing Education Units (CEUs) have been approved.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out! Register today!
Nashua Hotel, 11 Tara Blvd., Nashua, NH 03062
a true New England getaway. Located off scenic Route 3 in New Hampshire, the Sheraton
Nashua is set on 16 acres of manicured grounds and adjacent to several major high
Points North and Northwest: From Vermont and/or Northern New Hampshire follow
I-89 South. Stay on I-93 South just past Hooksett Toll Booth. Go straight on I-293
through Manchester where it becomes US Rt.3, Everett Turnpike. Follow the Everett
Turnpike all the way to Exit 1 (Spit Brook Road). Turn right at bottom of ramp.
Hotel is 1/4 mile on right.
Points West: Mass Pike, (I-90) East to I-290 North/East to I-495 North. Take
Rt. 3 North to New Hampshire. Take first NH Exit 1 onto Spit Brook Road and turn
left at bottom of ramp. Hotel is 1/4 mile on right.
Points South: I-495 North to Rt. 3 North (after Lowell) to New Hampshire.
Take first NH Exit 1 onto Spit Brook Road and turn left at bottom of ramp. Hotel
is 1/4 mile on right.
Manchester Airport: Leaving airport follow main drive, turn right on Brown
Ave. Turn left on I-293 (&101 West). Take Rt. 3 (Everett Turnpike) South to
Exit 1 (Spit Brook Road). Turn right at bottom of ramp. Hotel is 1/4 mile on right.
click here for directions from MapQuest.
Parking is available
on-site free of charge.
Boston Regional Airport
Approximately 22 miles from conference location.
are many hotels in the area, including:
Nashua Hotel (Conference Location)
11 Tara Blvd.
will be a block of rooms reserved under "Education-A-Must"
are many restaurants in the area, including two on-site, along with those at Pheasant
Lane Mall, which is within 1 mile of the conference location.
built the New Hampshire
Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities so people can get reliable information
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.
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