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The Summit Conference and Event Center
411 Sable Blvd. North
Aurora, CO 80011
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.
and Morning Coffee
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 Evaluations and IEPs
1415 Prior Written Notice, Procedural Safeguards Notice, Mediation,
Due 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
- Paper Trails
Letter to the Stranger
Ws + H + E
|Non-Member Couples *
|Member Couples *
|Walk In/Late Registration**
Lunch is guaranteed for those registering by April 23, 2012.
* Couples receive one set of books.
** Registrations received after April 12, 2012 will book at the Walk-In/Late Registration rate. Lunch is guaranteed for those registering by April 23, 2012.
fee includes lunch, all day coffee and three books Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs.
Click here to register online.
Download and distribute the conference flyer.
Credits: 7 CLE's (continuing legal education) credits through the State of Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education have been approved for this conference. Adams State College will provide .5 semester hours (graduate level) CEU's (continuing education units). A fee of $27.50 applies to both CEU's and CLE's and can be paid at check in.
Scholarships: There are 50 scholarships available to educators, parents, grandparents and guardians of students with Specific Learning Disability/Dyslexia. There is a $35 fee to cover materials. Click here for additional information.
Refund Policy: Refunds are available until April 12, 2012 with a service charge of $35. After that date, registrations can be transfered, but no refunds will be issued.
Questions? Contact the IDA by telephone 303-721-9425, by fax 707-282-5748 or by email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions to The Summit Conference and Event Center.
Denver International Airport (DIA)
16 miles to venue)
here for local accommodations.
the Colorado 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