1455 Wakendaw Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
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
|Professional (includes CLEs)
includes a light breakfast, boxed lunch, a Wrightslaw highlighter pen and the three Wrightslaw books which retail for $62.85 - Wrightslaw:
Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw:
From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw:
All About IEPs.
Click here to register online.
Download and share the conference flyer.
Credits: 6.0 CLE (continuing legal education) credits have been approved. 0.6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved for this conference. The units are provided by the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education.They provide units for practicing teachers and CEU's for a variety of professionals who need to document their professional development hours. The $24 fee will be collected at the conference.
Scholarships: No scholarships are available for this conference.
Special Needs Accommodations: Contact Lael Byrd via email lbyrd |at| tridentacademy.com no later than September 22, 2017.
Refund Policy: Refunds are based on an individual case, if requested by September 12, 2017. A refund may be available minus a $25 fee. Substitutions are allowed.
Questions? Please call 843-884-7046.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Parking is free at the Trident Academy.
Click here for a list of local hotels.
Note: The sponsors have negotiated a limited number of discounted rooms for October 12, 2017 at $169 + tax and Friday and Saturday nights at $209 + tax per night. Reservations must be made by September 12, 2017 for the group rate.
Hampton Inn Charleston/Mt. Pleasant-Patriot's Point
255 Sessions Way
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
Charleston International Airport (CHS)
(approximately 15 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.
Wrightslaw Seminars & Training