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Pechanga Resort and Casino
45000 Pechanga Parkway
Temecula, CA 92592
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
disability specific. Section 504, twice exceptional (2E), Title 2/ADA regarding law about hearing, vision and communication and parents rights to chose AAC devices will also be topics covered on the agenda.
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
- SMART IEPs
of Adverse Assumptions
Letter to the Stranger
Ws + H + E
* Couples receive one set of Wrightslaw books.
Note: For California Regional Center Clients - AOTSGroup Vendor # is PJ4268. Call your case manager for funding information.
includes lunch, beverages, a Wrightslaw highlighter pen and 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 the registration form.
Credits: 6.0 CLE (continuing legal education) credits have been approved by the State Bar of California. 0.6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved. CEU's 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. The fee for both CLE's and CEU's is $24.
Scholarships: Download the scholarship application.
Refund Policy: Please note that the conference fee is non-refundable. You may transfer your ticket to another individual until November 20, 2015 with prior notification to AOTS Group at eventmgmt |at| aotsgroup.com.
Accommodations: Contact AOTS Group no later than November 20, 2015 if you require special dietary needs.
Questions? Contact AOTS Group by email: eventmgmt |at| aotsgroup.com
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Click here for directions to the Pechanga Resort and Casino.
Parking is free.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
(approximately 94 miles to venue)
San Diego International Airport (SAN)
(approximately 62 miles to venue)
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