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The Church of St. John the Divine
2450 River Oaks Blvd.
Houston, TX 77019
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
Early Bird - By January 18, 2014
Conference is SOLD OUT. Click here to be placed on wait list.
* Educator, Paraprofessional, Administrator, Attorney and Paralegal. CEU and CLE credits are available to all participants paying Professional Registration Fees.
** Sibling Workshop available only with conference registration. Children 7 and older only. Registration maybe transferred but, only to another child with the same age group.
includes Continental Breakfast, box lunch, drinks, 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. Online registration closes January 30, 2014. Only walk-in registrations will be accepted (space permitting) after online registration closes.
Download and distribute the flyer/registration form.
All payments must be received within one week of registration date (or by January 25, 2014 if registering after January 18) or your registration will be released and we will open the space to other registrants. No refunds, no exceptions.
Credits: 0.6 CEU's (continuing education units) and 6.0 CLE's (continuing legal education) credits have been approved for this conference.
Scholarships: No scholarships are available for this conference.
Refund Policy: There are no refunds for this conference.
Child Care Information: Available on first come, first served basis. Deadline for Early Childcare Registration is Saturday, January 18, 2014. Final deadline for Childcare Registration (space permitting) is Saturday, January 25, 2014. No walk-in childcare is available.
Sponsorship: For sponsorship package opportunities click here.
Accomodations: If you need accomodations, please call 281-736-8008.
Questions? Contact the sponsors by phone 281-736-8008, fax 713-383-7007 by email or snail mail Father's Joy to 5618 H. Mark Croswell Street, Houston, TX 77021.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions to the The Church of St. John the Divine.
Parking is free at the venue. Parking attendants will be available.
William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)
(approximately 14 miles to venue)
George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
(approximately 25 miles to venue)
The Doubletree Houston Greenway Plaza is offering a discounted rate for those registering for the Wrightslaw conference. To book a room, call 1-800-222-TREE and ask for The Rise School of Houston room block or Group Code RIS.
the Texas 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