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Providence Sheraton Airport Hotel
1850 Post Road
Warwick, RI 02886
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, 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
||$600 - Purchase 3 registrations and 4th registration is free!
includes Continental Breakfast, lunch, snacks, 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: Attorneys will receive a certificate of attendance and conference brochure for submission to the Rhode Island Supreme Court Attorney Portal. 0.6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved. A $12 fee applies for CEUs.
Scholarships: Limited Full/Partial scholarships are available for parents only. Please call 401-602-0560.
Refund Policy: No refunds are available. Registration can be transferred to another party if the conference coordinator is contacted 10 day's prior to conference day.
Accommodations: Contact the conference coordinator by March 10, 2015 to request reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.
Questions? Contact Pamela O'Brien by telephone 401-467-6855 or 401-602-0560 or email p.obrien| at |psnri.org.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Click here for directions and transportation information to the Providence Sheraton Airport Hotel Conference Center.
Free parking will be available in front of and behind the Sheraton Providence Airport Hotel/Conference Center.
T.F. Green Airport (PVD)
(approximately 0.25 miles to venue)
Note: Free shuttle service to and from the T.F. Green Airport to Sheraton Providence Airport Hotel/Conference Center.
Boston Logan International Airport (BOS)
(approximately 38 miles to venue)
Worcester Regional Airport (ORH)
(approximately 32 miles to venue)
For a list of local hotels, please click here.
the Rhode Island 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