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Double Tree by Hilton Baltimore-BWI Airport
890 Elkridge Landing Road
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
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
includes Continental breakfast, 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 and distribute the downloadable registration form.
Credits: 0.6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved for this conference. There is an additional $25 fee and is made payable at the conference.
Scholarships: Scholarships are not available for this conference.
Refund Policy: A full refund will be allowed until March 15, 2013 less a $25 administration fee; a 50% refund will be allowed until April 19, 2013; and no refund is available after April 19, 2013.
Accommodations: Contact the Double Tree Hotel by April 4, 2013. Please call 410-859-8400.
Questions? Contact Diana Colomo by telephone 301-609-9887 or email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions to the Double Tree by Hilton Baltimore-BWI Airport.
Parking is free at the hotel.
Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI)
Note: The Double Tree by Hilton Baltimore Hotel offers a complimentary shuttle from BWI Airport.
MARC Trains - Ground Transportation Information
For Amtrak schedules and information call 800-872-7245 or go to www.amtrak.com
From Washington, DC
Board the Amtrak Train to BWI from Washington's Union Station. To contact Amtrak Passenger Services at Union Station, please call 202-906-3260.
From Philadelphia, PA
Board the Amtrak Train in Philadelphia, PA on 30th and Market Streets. To contact the Philadelphia 30th Street Train Station, please call 215-349-2270.
From Wilmington, DE
Board the Amtrak Train in Wilmington, DE located at M.L. King Blvd. and French Street.
From Alexandria, VA
Board the Amtrak Train in Alexandria, VA located at 110 Callahan Drive.
The Double Tree by Hilton Baltimore Hotel is offering a group room rate of $119 per night plus tax. Use Group Code CFC. Deadline to register is March 31, 2013.
the Maryland 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