Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
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Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is
being sponsored by Family Connections of South Carolina. This Wrightslaw training is a pre-conference for the two-day 2017 Hopes and Dreams Conference. The conference features a full day of Wrightslaw training on Thursday, followed by breakout workshops on Friday that focus on topics related to new diagnosis, early intervention, advocacy and mental and behavioral health.
The program will be held at:
First Baptist of Lexington
415 Barr Road
Lexington, SC 29072
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 - ESY, Child Find, LRE, 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, ESSA
- Episodic Conditions, Allergies, Epilepsy, etc.
- Recent Cases + OCR, USDOJ
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
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Map and directions to the First Baptist Church of Lexington.
Parking is free.
Click here for a list of local hotels.
Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE)
(approximately 11 miles to venue)
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.
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