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Oakland Scottish Rite Center
1547 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612
One-day special education law and advocacy programs focus on four
education law, rights and responsibilities
- McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
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 US Supreme Court 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
|CEUs - optional add-on
|CLE credit - optional add-on
includes all day tea/coffee bar, sandwich lunches (for vegetarian option contact Adiel at admin |at| oaklandspeech.org 2 weeks prior to the event), a deluxe 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 CLEs (Continuing Legal Education) credits are pending for the state of California. 0.6 CEUs (continung education units) have been approved for this conference. The units are provided by the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Education. They provide credit for practicing teachers and CEU's for a variety of professionals who need to document their professional development hours.
Scholarships: No scholarships are offered.
Reasonable Accommodations: Contact the sponsors by January 26, 2018 if you require accommodations.
Questions? Contact Adiel Dimarucut by email admin|at| oaklandspeech.org or call 510-839-1513, Extension 1208.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Click here for a map and directions to the Oakland RiteCare Childhood Language Center.
Click here for directions and parking information.
Click here for a list of local hotels.
Oakland International Airport (OAK)
(approximately 8 miles to venue)
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
(approximately 23 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