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Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
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Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is
being sponsored by Autism Pensacola, Inc. Autism Pensacola, Inc. is an association of parents, professionals and concerned community members dedicated to supporting, advocating, educating, networking and providing hope for people affected by autism and related disorders of communication and behavior along the Gulf Coast.
The program will be held at:
Marcus Pointe Baptist Church
6205 North W Street
Pensacola, FL 32505
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, Book Overview, US Supreme Ct Cases
1400 Findings, Purpose
1401 Definitions: Disability, Special Education, Related Services, LD,
1412 Extended School Year, Child Find, Least Restrictive, Private Placements
Tests and Measurements, and the Bell Curve, Standard Scores,
Scale Scores, % ranks, Grade Equivalent, Age Equivalent, Determining progress v. regression using Bar Graphs
1414 Evaluations and IEPs
1415 Due Process, Rules of Procedure, Discipline
- Section 504, ADA, FERPA, NLCB
- Charter Schools, Food Allergies, Anaphylaxis, Epi-Pens
- Recent Cases - IDEA, 504 and ADA
- USDOJ cases and OCR rulings
systemic and school culture obstacles to compliance
Special Ed Caselaw
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
|* Walk-In Registration (per person)
* Walk-In Registration is available. Wrightslaw books available while supplies last. No CEU's, CLE's, lunch or childcare provided for those who are not pre-registered. Pre-Registration ended on January 20, 2015.
includes light refreshments during morning and afternoon breaks, lunch, a deluxe Wrightslaw highlighter pen and the four Wrightslaw books which retail for $77.80 - Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs and Wrightslaw: All About Tests and Assessments.
Click here to register online.
Download and share the conference flyer.
Credits: 7.0 CLE's (continuning legal education) credits and 0.6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved for this conference.
Refund Policy: Conference fees are non-refundable. In the event of cancellation due to weather or other such emergency the training may be rescheduled at a later date.
Accommodations: Special Needs Accommodations? Contact admin |at | autismpensacola.org via email no later than December 15, 2014.
Childcare: On-site child care will be available. Available on a limited basis for ages 2-adult. Online registration for childcare is required by January 15, 2015. No drop-ins.
Questions? Contact Amy Scott Lorton by telephone 850-434-7171 or email info | at | autismpensacola.org.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Click here for directions to the Marcus Pointe Baptist Church. Public transportation is available via ECAT at registrants expense.
Parking is free.
Pensacola International Airport (PNS)
(approximately 5 miles to venue)
For a list of local hotels, please click here.
the Florida 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