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Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
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Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is
being sponsored by Education for Parents of Indian Children with Special Needs. This is a Pre-Academy session kicking off the 11th Annual Family Leadership Academy which runs from March 26-28, 2014. Note: Combo Packages (Pre-Academy & Family Leadership Conference) are available only through February 28, 2014.
The program will be held at:
Sheraton Uptown Hotel
2600 Louisiana Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
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
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
|* Registration Fees
* This registration fee is for the March 25, 2014 Pre-Academy Session only. Click here to learn more about the three day Family Leadership Conference and it's fees.
Note: Combo Packages (Pre-Academy & Family Leadership Conference) are available only through February 28, 2014.
includes Continental Breakfast, lunch, 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 print the registration form.
Click here for the Family Leadership Conference flyer.
Click here for the exhibitor registration form.
Refund Policy: Registration refund requests must be made in writing and sent via snail mail, fax or email before March 1, 2014. Mail to: WJ Consulting, P.O. Box 3215, Gallup, NM 87305, or Fax 703-206-8884, or by email. The conference will not honor refund requests after the deadline.
Questions? Contact Wanda Johnson by telephone 703-200-3688, by fax 703-206-8884 or by email.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions to the Sheraton Uptown Hotel.
Parking is free.
Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ)
(approximately 70 miles to hotel)
Santa Fe Municipal Airport
(approximately 23 miles to venue)
The Sheraton Uptown Hotel is offering a special rate of $93 per night plus 13% applicable tax for all rooms. Deadline to register to receive the discount is March 7, 2014.
the New Mexico 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