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View Center for the Performing Arts
500 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041
special education law and advocacy programs focus on four areas:
education law, rights and responsibilities
and measurements to measure progress & regression
to tactics & strategies for effective advocacy
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.
History and Overview
1400 Findings, Purpose
1401 Definitions: Special Education, Related Services, LD,
1412 Extended School Year, Child Find, Least Restrictive Environment/Mainstreaming/Inclusion,
Private Placements, Statewide Assessments
Tests and Measurements, and the Bell Curve, Standard Scores,
Scale Scores, % ranks, Grade Equivalent, Age Equivalent
1414(a) Evaluations and Re-Evaluations
1414(d) IEPs, Present Levels of Performance, Goals and Objectives
1415 Prior Written Notice, Procedural Safeguards Notice, Mediation,
Process Hearing, Appeal, Discipline, Age of Majority
504, ADA, FERPA
No Child Left Behind
Special Ed Caselaw
Ed Advocacy for the Parent, Advocate, and Parents Attorney
systemic and school culture obstacles to compliance
Parent as the Special Ed Manager and Expert
the Master Plan
the Rules of the Game
and Avoiding the Fatal Obstacles
to Deal with Conflict, a Healthy and Normal event
of the Childs File
of Adverse Assumptions
Letter to the Stranger
Ws + H + E
Member Couple (1 set of books)
Member Couple (1 set of books)
and refreshments will be provided. Registrants will also receive two
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition and Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition.
Click here for the registration
Questions? Please call Parents
Helping Parents at (408) 727-5775 or email Jocelyn
Information: Continuing Education Units and Continuing Legal
Education will be offered- the forms will be available at the training.
Fee for CEU's or CLE's is $15.00 per participant for 6 hours. CEU/ CLE
form and check for $15.00 made out to Parents Helping Parents will be
collected at the end of the training.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out! Register today!
View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street, Mountain
View, CA 94039-7540
northbound Highway 85: Take the El Camino Real (82) North exit to
Mountain View. At the third light, turn right on Castro Street. The
Center is on the left at 500 Castro Street (corner of Castro and Mercy
Interstate 280: Take Highway 85 exit north to Mountain View. From
Highway 85 take the El Camino Real (82) North exit to Mountain View.
At the third light, turn right on Castro Street. The Center is on the
left at 500 Castro Street (corner of Castro and Mercy streets).
US 101: Take Shoreline Boulevard exit to Downtown Mountain View.
Turn left on California Street, then right on Castro Street. The Center
is on the right at 500 Castro Street (corner of Castro and Mercy streets).
Central Expressway: If headed north on Central Expressway, turn
left onto Castro Street. If headed south on Central Expressway, turn
right onto Castro Street. Continue on Castro Street for several blocks.
The Center is on the right at 500 Castro Street (corner of Castro and
El Camino Real: If headed north on El Camino Real, turn right onto
Castro Street. If headed south on El Camino Real, turn left onto Castro
Street. Castro Street is located between Calderon Avenue and Shoreline
Boulevard. The Center is on the left at 500 Castro Street (corner of
Castro and Mercy streets).
Click here for directions from MapQuest.
parking is available free of charge in the Mountain View Civic Center
garage located directly under the Mountain View Center for the Performing
Arts. The entrance to the garage is on Mercy Street.
Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)
2077 Airport Blvd.
San Jose, CA 95110
Approximately 11 miles from conference location
Francisco International Airport (SFO)
San Francisco, California 94128
Approximately 26 miles from conference location
There are many wonderful restaurants to choose from
in the area.
There are numerous hotels in the area.
For a complete list, visit http://hotel-guides.us/california/mountain-view-center-ca-hotels.html.
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.
Wrightslaw Seminars & Training