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1041 Harbor Drive
West Columbia, SC 29169
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
Lunch - on your own
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 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. Lunch is on your own. There are many eateries near the venue.
Click here to register online.
Registration closes September 8, 2015.
Click here for the flyer/registration form.
Credits: The Supreme Court of South Carolina's Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization has approved 6.0 (continuing legal education) credits for this conference. The University of South Carolina has approved 0.6 (equals 6 total course hours) of CEU's (continuing education units) for this conference. There is an additional $10 fee for both CLE's and CEU's.
Refund Policy: No refunds are available after August 30, 2015.
Accommodations: If you require special accommodations to attend this conference, please contact the sponsor by September 1, 2015.
Questions? Contact the sponsors by telephone 803-772-5688, 800-759-4776 or by fax 803-772-5341 or email mburnett |at| proparents.org
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Click here for directions to the Glenforest School.
Parking is free.
Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)
(approximately 5 miles to venue)
The Hampton Inn is offering a special conference room rate of $80.10 plus tax for the night of September 10, 2015. Rooms come with a free hot breakfast and wi-fi. Call 803-791-8940 and ask for the Sales Department. Request to amend confirmation #83426304 for the rooms under the Wrightslaw Conference reservation. Reservations must be made before August 20, 2015 to guarantee the $80.10 rate.
the South Carolina 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