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Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
(Just Outside of Detroit)
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is
being sponsored by the Reading & Language Arts Centers (RLAC).
The program will be held at:
39000 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, MI 48150
One-day special education law and advocacy programs focus on four
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
||Registration and Continental Breakfast
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,
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
504, ADA, FERPA
No Child Left Behind
Special Ed Caselaw
Ed Advocacy for the Parent, Advocate, and Parents
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
|Walk-In (If space available)
* Register with a group of 10 or more and receive a 10% discount.
includes Continental Breakfast, boxed lunch, afternoon snacks 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 the printable registration form.
Credits: CEU's (continuing education units) through the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education have been approved. Units are available for an additional fee of $10.80. SB-CEU's (state board continuing education units) have also been approved. Units are available for an additional fee.
Scholarships: No scholarships are available for this conference.
Refund Policy: Refunds will be given until October 15, 2012, less a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be issued after October 15, 2013. You may give your ticket to someone else as long as they have written permission from you to attend.
Questions? Contact Tiffany Street by telephone at 800-732-3211, 248-645-9690, by fax 248-645-2335 or by email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions to the Laurel Manor.
Parking is free.
Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW)
(approximately 20 miles to venue)
Suggested hotel for out of town guests is the Hyatt Livonia. Please visit their website or call 734-953-9224.
Click here for other nearby accommodations.
the Michigan 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