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Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town
800 Rio Grande Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87104
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, Private Placements
Tests and Measurements, and the Bell Curve, Standard Scores,
Scale Scores, % ranks, Grade Equivalent, Age Equivalent Ethics, 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
|* Registration Fee
* This registration fee is for the March 10, 2015 Pre-Academy Session only. Click here to learn more about the three day Native American Conference on Special Education and it's fees.
includes lunch, afternoon refreshments, 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 print the registration form.
Click here for the exhibitor and vendor registration form.
Cancellation/Refund Policy: Registration refund requests must be made in writing and sent via snail mail, fax or email by March 1, 2015. The conference will not honor refund requests after the deadline. Registration fees will be refunded 75% of the fee paid. Refunds will be issued 10 days after the conference. You may substitute another attendee at any time by mailing EPICS, 1600 San Pedro Drive., NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, by fax 505-767-6631 or email TCortez | at | epicsnm.org. The conference is not responsible for hotel cancellation charges or change fees assessed to you by the hotel.
Questions? Contact the sponsors by telephone at 505-767-6630 or email TCortez | at |epicsnm.org
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions to the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town.
Parking is free.
Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ)
(approximately 9 miles to hotel)
Airport, shuttle and car rental information.
The Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town is offering a special room rate of $83 a night for single and double, $98 for triple and $113 for quad. Reservations must be made by February 16, 2015. Call 505-843-6300 or click here to register online.
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