The Special Ed Advocate newsletter
It's Unique ... and Free!
Apr 2 - Nashua, NH
Apr 19 - Denver, CO
Apr 23 - Park City, UT
May 13 - Virginia Beach, VA
May 15 - Virginia Beach, VA
Be a Hero ...
... to a Hero
Topics from A-Z
Seminars & Training
Yellow Pages for Kids
Books & Training
Mail & Fax Orders
Doing Your Homework
Ask the Advocate
Short Course Series
Fed Court Complaints
Behavior & Discipline
Episodic, such as
Diabetes, Epilepsy, etc
Identification & Child Find
Law School & Clinics
Letters & Paper Trails
LRE / Inclusion
Military / DOD
PE and Adapted PE
Privacy & Records
Response to Intervention
Restraints / Seclusion
School Report Cards
Teachers & Principals
Twice Exceptional (2e)
VA Special Education
Resources & Directories
Legal & Advocacy
Best School Websites
Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
Campbell, CA (New location)
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Note: Pete will discuss two recent federal court decisions -
Morgan Hill Parents v. CA DOE (1/26/2016) and LaToya A. v. San Francisco Schools (1/28/2016)
Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is
being sponsored by Parents Helping Parents.
The program will be held at:
Note: New Venue!
Campbell Community Center
Orchard City Banquet Hall
1 West Campbell Avenue
Campbell, CA 95008
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 is on your own
1414 Evaluations and IEPs
1415 Due Process, Rules of Procedure, Discipline
- Section 504, ADA, FERPA, ESSA
- 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
|Individual - Non Member
|Couple* - Non Member
* Couples receive one set of books.
includes morning coffee, afternoon snacks and four books 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 - SOLD OUT!
Download the conference flyer.
Download the training agenda.
Credits: 6.0 CLEs (continuing legal credits) have been approved for this conference. The CLEs are available for an additional charge of $25, payable at the conference. 0.6 CEUs (continuing education units) have also 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. The CEU's are available for an additional charge of $24, payable at the conference.
Refund Policy: There are no refunds for this conference.
Accommodations: If special accommodations are required, please contact Parents Helping Parents at 408-727-5775 at least one week prior to event.
Questions? Contact Joanna Jaeger by email joanna | at | php.com or by calling 408-727-5775.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Click here for directions and a map to the Campbell Community Center.
Plenty of free parking.
San Jose Mineta International Airport (SJC)
(approximately 20 minutes to venue)
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
(approximately 45 minutes to venue)
Click here for nearby accommodations.
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