The Catamaran Resort and Spa
3999 Mission Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92109
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 morning refreshments - Exhibits Open
History and Overview
1400 Findings, Purpose
1401 Definitions: Special Education, Related Services, LD,
||Break - Exhibits Open
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
Lunch - Exhibits Open
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
||Break - Exhibits Open
of Adverse Assumptions
Letter to the Stranger
Ws + H + E
|After November 14, 2012
includes morning refreshments, catered banquet-style lunch and three books Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs.
This Conference is Sold Out! Please email the San Diego Autism Society to be put on a wait list. The wait list is now CLOSED. Take a look at other Wrightslaw conferences in the state of California.
Credits: .6 CEU's (continuing education units) through the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education and 6 CLE's (continuing legal credits) through the State Bar of California have been approved for this conference.
Scholarships: Current members of the San Diego Autism Society can apply for Stauffer Grants for partial or full scholarships through our website. Funding may be available for clients served by the Regional Centers in California. Attendees should contact their Regional Center Service Coordinator.
Refund Policy: No refunds will be given after January 1, 2013.
Exhibitor Information: If you are interested in exhibiting at the event please email.
Questions? Contact the Autism Society by email, by calling 858-715-0678, by faxing 858-712-1510 or by mailing the San Diego ASA, P.O. Box 420908, San Diego, CA 92141-0908.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions to the Catamaran Resort and Spa.
Parking for attendees who are not a guest of the Catamaran will be $5 for the day.
San Diego International Airport/Lindbergh Field (SAN)
(approximately 9 miles to venue)
The Catamaran is offering a 15% room discount to those who mention they are attending the Wrightslaw conference and reference the sponsor, the San Diego Autism Society. Interested parties must call the toll free number 800-422-8386 and register by phone. Online registration will not receive the discount.
the California 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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