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KU Edwards Campus
BEST Conference Center
12600 Quivira Road
Overland Park, KS 66213
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
includes Continental Breakfast, 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. Deadline to register is April 10, 2015. Registration deadline is April 6, 2015.
Click here to register online.
Download the registration form.
Download and share the conference flyer.
Credits: 7.0 CLE's (continuing legal education) credits have been approved by the Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission. CEU's (continuing education units) through the Johnson County Community College (JCCC) have been approved for this conference. The cost is $20.
Scholarships: Limited number of scholarships will be available. Scholarship requests are open to Greater Kansas City area residents only, and must be received by March 16, 2015 to be considered. Click here to download the scholarship registration form.
Refund Policy: Refunds will be provided until April 2, 2015. Beyond that date an attendee can send someone in their place. No refund is available after April 2, 2015.
Accommodations: Special needs accommdations must be requested by March 15, 2015.
Questions? Contact the sponsor by email info |at| kcdsg.org.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Click here for directions to the BEST Conference Center, KU Edwards Campus.
Parking is free.
Kansas City International Airport (MCI)
(approximately 40 minute drive to venue)
For a list of local hotels, please click here.
the Kansas 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