First Presbyterian Church of Nashville (not "the downtown" Nashville FPC)
Children's Ministry Entrance, Courtenay Room
4815 Franklin Pike
Nashville, TN 37220
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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
Click here to register online.
includes a Continental Breakfast, lunch, snacks and three books, Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Ed. ($29.95), Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Ed. ($19.95), and Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs ($12.95). (Retail value of all three books is $62.85.)
Credits: 0.6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved for this conference. 6 CLE (continuing legal education) credits have been approved by the Tennessee Comission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization.
Refund Policy: Registrations are non-refundable. No walk-in registration will be available.
Accommodations: Contact The Arc of Tennessee by March 3, 2014 if you need special accommodations.
Questions? Contact Carrie Hobbs Guiden, The Arc Tennessee by telephone 615-248-5878, ext. 14 or 480-236-9722 or by email to cguiden | at | thearctn.org .
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Parking is free at the venue.
Nashville International Airport (BNA)
(approximately 14 miles to venue)
For a list of local hotels, please click here.
the Tennessee 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