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1735 Saratoga Ave.
San Jose, CA 95129
Wrightslaw Note: The church is hard
to spot from the road.
It is in the triangle formed
by Saratoga Ave, Prospect Rd.
and Lawrence Expy.
One-day special education law and advocacy programs focus on five
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
|| Lunch is on your own
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
*PHP Member - Couples
* Couples receive one set of Wrightslaw books.
include snacks and refreshments throughout the day, 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.
Note: Lunch is on your own. A listing of nearby walkable restaurants will be emailed by the sponsor before the conference.
Click here to register online.
Credits: For attorneys, 6.0 CLEs (continuing legal education) credits have been approved through the State Bar of California. Attorneys seeking credit are to sign up and pay the additional $75.00 fee at the morning check-in. The fee is to be paid by check payable to PHP.
For educators, 0.6 CEUs (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 credit for practicing teachers and CEU's for a variety of professionals who need to document their professional development hours. There is an additional $24 fee. Payment is due after the conference through the UMKC online portal.
Refund Policy: No refunds are available for this conference. Substitutions are allowed with prior notice given to julie |at|php.com.
Special Needs Accomodations: Contact Julie Gorman by email julie |at| php.com no later than October 3, 2018.
Scholarships: Scholarships are not available for this conference.
Questions? Contact Julie Gorman by email julie |at| php.com.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Click here for a map and directions to the Westgate Church.
Parking is free at the venue.
Click here for a list of local hotels.
San Jose City Airport (SJC)
(approximately 9-12 miles to venue)
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
(approximately 35 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