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Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
(33 miles North of downtown Los Angeles)
Friday, August 14, 2015
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Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is
being sponsored by H & H Associates. This is the 3rd Annual Wrightslaw Training hosted by the sponsors. Free Bonus Day! Registration also includes a "Putting It Into Action" seminar with additional advocacy materials. Case studies putting Pete's training into practice, led by Hadassah Foster, nationally-known special education advocate. The seminar takes place on Saturday, August 15, 2015.
The program will be held at:
Embassy Suites Valencia Hotel
28508 Westinghouse Place
Valencia, CA 91355
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
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
July 31, 2015
|***Regional Center Clients - Individual
(Vendor # PL-1278)
***Regional Center Clients- *Couple
(Vendor # PL-1278)
* Couples receive one set of books.
** Walk-In registration is available if space allows. Contact the sponsor for availabilty.
*** For Regional Center Clients: Vendor number is PL-1278. You will need written confirmation via email confirming that Regional Center will pay your registration fees.
includes lunch, snacks, parking, a 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.
Free Bonus Day! - Registration also includes a "Putting It Into Action" seminar with additional advocacy materials. Case studies putting Pete's training into practice, led by Hadassah Foster, nationally-known special education advocate. The seminar takes place on Saturday, August 15, 2015. No lunch will be provided.
Click here for online registration.
Click here for the flyer/registration form.
Credits: 0.6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved. The units are provided by the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education. They provide both graduate credit for practicing teachers and CEU's for a variety of professionals who need to document their professional development hours. 6.0 CLE's (continuing legal education) credits have been approved for this conference.
Scholarships: For information regarding scholarships contact Hadassah Foster by email hadassah |at|handhassociatesusa.com or telephone 661-362-0704.
Refund Policy: Refunds must be requested on or before July 15, 2015. If you are unable to attend, a refund of all registration fees paid less a $30 administration fee will be issued. Substitutions are allowed with sponsor consent.
Questions? Contact Hadassah Foster by email hadassah |at|handhassociatesusa.com or telephone 661-362-0704.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions to the Embassy Suites Hotel.
Parking is free.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
(approximately 40 miles to venue)
Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR)
(approximately 25 miles to venue)
Note: Local Taxi or Shuttle connections. Metrolink offers light rail service to Santa Clarita also.
The Embassy Suites Hotel is offering a special conference room rate of $139 for the night of August 14, 2015. Includes a comfortable, two room suite with a king-size bed, microwave & refrigerator and the following complimentary services: cooked-to-order breakfast, free in-room WiFi, evening receptions with snacks & beverages, fitness facilities & pool. When reserving your room, go to "Have a special code?" and use the "Group Code" of HHA.
Things to do in Santa Clarita!
View the visitors guide - 50 free things to do!
the California 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