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Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Subject to available space, walk-in registration is available @ $140, lunch is not provided!
If a walk-in, brown bag your lunch. Pay by cash or check. Bank cards not accepted.
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Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is
being sponsored by the Family Network on Disabilities.
The program will be held at:
Dunedin Highland Middle School
70 Patricia Ave.
Dunedin, FL 34698
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
Walk-In - Subject to available space/Lunch is not available.
*Couples receive one set of books.
includes Continental breakfast, lunch, soda/tea/water throughout the day, a Wrightslaw highlighter pen and the three Wrightslaw books which retail for $62.85 - Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Ed,, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Ed., and Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs.
** - "Early Bird" registrants will also receive emailed pdf copies of Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Ed. and Wrightslaw: Special Education Legal Developments and Cases 2015 which retail for $29.95.
Click here to register online.
Credits: 7.0 CLEs (continuing legal education) credits have been approved. The CLEs are available for an additional charge of $50. 0.6 CEUs (continuing education units) have been approved. The units are provided by the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education. They provide CEU's for practicing teachers and a variety of professionals who needs documentation of their professional development hours. The CEUs are available for an additional charge of $24.
Scholarships: No scholarships are available for this conference.
Refund Policy: No refunds are available for this conference. Substitutions are allowed with prior notice.
Questions? Contact Jennifer Cusato by email Jen |at| fndusa.org or by telephone 727-523-1130 ext. 214.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Parking is free.
Click here for a list of local hotels.
St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport (PIE)
(approximately 11 miles to venue)
Tampa International Airport (TPA)
(approximately 19 miles to venue )
"The School Board of Pinellas County, FL is neither sponsoring, nor affiliated with this event."
the Florida 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