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Manor Banquet & Conference Center
39000 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, MI 48150
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
|Single Ticket Package
|* Couples Package
NOTE: All package prices above include
Couples receive one 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.
Download the printable registration form.
Questions? Please call Great Expectations Speech, Sensory Integration and Learning Center at
(734) 762-0332 or email Steve Bockmann or Staci Bockmann.
Information: .6 CEU's have been approved for this conference.
CEU's are available at the conference for an additional fee of $20.00.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out! Register today!
Laurel Manor Banquet & Conference Center, 31580 Schoolcraft Road, Livonia, MI 48150.
From Detroit: I-96 West to Newburgh Rd. Exit (173A) Follow Schoolcraft service drive for approximately 3/4 mile. Laurel Manor is on the right hand side.
From Ann Arbor: M-14 East ( turns into I-96 East) to Newburgh / Levan Road Exit (173) immediately after exiting the freeway, there is an overpass / 96 West, make a left hand turn to cross over the freeway, turn left onto the Schoolcraft Rd. service drive heading West (stay in the right hand lane, not to enter back onto the freeway) Follow for approximately 1/2 mile. Laurel Manor is on the right hand side.
From Metro Airport: ( approx.20 min.) I-94 West to I-275 North to I-96 East (Detroit) To Newburgh / Levan Road Exit (173) immediately after exiting the freeway, there is an Overpass / 96 West, make a left hand turn to cross over the freeway, turn left onto the Schoolcraft Rd. service drive heading West (remain in the right hand lane, not to enter back onto the freeway) Follow for approximately ½ mile. Laurel Manor is on the right hand side.
From Troy: Either Southfield Rd or Telegraph heading South to I-96 West. Exit at Newburgh Rd (173 A) Follow Schoolcraft service drive for approx. 3/4 mile Laurel Manor is on the right hand side.
From: Grand Rapids/ LansingI-96 East to 275 South to 1-96 East (Detroit) to Newburgh / Levan Road immediately after exiting the freeway there is an overpass / 96 West, make a left hand turn to cross over freeway, turn left onto the the Schoolcraft service drive heading West. Follow for approx. 1/2 mile. Laurel Manor is on the right hand side.
From: Southfield: I-696 West to I-275 South to I-96 East (Detroit) To Newburgh / Levan Road Exit (173) immediately after exiting the freeway, there is an overpass / 96 West, make a left hand turn to cross over the freeway, turn left onto the Schoolcraft Rd. service drive heading West (remain in the right hand lane, not to enter back onto the freeway) Follow for approximately ½ mile. Laurel Manor is on the right hand side.
Map at maps.google.com
parking is available free.
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW)
William Rogell Drive
Detroit, MI 48242
There are many wonderful restaurants to choose from
in the area.
There are numerous hotels in the area.
For a complete list, click here.
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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