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The Atypical Learner Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.

Annapolis, MD

Saturday, April 8-10, 2011

The Atypical Learner Conference, designed for parents and caregivers of bright children who might be failing in school. The conference will focus on common causes and explanations for dyslexia, ADHD, speech delay, school failure and behavioral problems that are treatable. Pete Wright, will be one of the speakers on April 9th and will focus on legal issues specific to hidden handicaps and /or atypical learners. Other speakers include: Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A., Dr. Carole Samango-Sprouse, Dr. Alan Rogol, and Dr. Kenneth Rosenbaum. Several more speakers to be confirmed. This three day conference is sponsored by The Focus Foundation.

The program will be held at:

Doubletree Hotel Annapolis
210 Holiday Court
Annapolis, MD 21401

Program Description

Topics will include:

  • Bullying in the classroom
  • Effects of T-Shots on learning: 10 years later
  • Children with hidden handicaps and their IEP
  • Getting "In Sync" with your child
  • Case Studies on XXY
  • Bone health issues in children with these disorders
  • Click here for the Program Agenda

Registration Fees Early Bird
on or before
March 18, 2011
March 19, 2011
1st Registrant $175
2nd Registrant Discount $125

Click here to register online.

Download the printable registration form.

Registration fee includes refreshments and snacks served throughout the weekend and lunch will be served on Saturday. Also included are three books, Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw: All About IEPs.

Credits: .6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved for this conference.

Scholarships: No scholarships are available for this conference.

Refund Policy: All cancellations will receive a 50% refund until March 25, 2011. There will be no refunds after this date.

Questions? Contact Teresa by telephone 410-798-7934 or email.

Wrightslaw programs often fill up early - don't miss out!

Logistics, Directions, Accommodations


Click here for directions to the Doubletree Hotel Annapolis.


Parking is free. The hotel also offers a complimentary shuttle to local attractions and downtown Annapolis.


Baltimore Washington International
(approximately 18 miles to venue)

Washington National Airport
(approximately 30 miles to venue)

Washington Dulles International Airport

(approximately 45 miles to venue)


Doubletree Hotel Annapolis
210 Holiday Court
Annapolis, MD 21401


A block of rooms has been reserved for a room rate of $119 per night. Request "The Focus Foudation" to receive the discount. Fees and rooms will not be guaranteed after March 18, 2011. The hotel will extend the group rate if requested and if rooms are available.

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