Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
(outside of Dallas)
Thursday, October 18, 2018
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Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is being sponsored by Amy Green Consulting, LLC.
The program will be held at:
Noah's Event Venue
5280 Towne Square Drive
Plano, TX 75024
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
1414 - Evaluations and IEPs
1415 - Due Process, Rules of Procedure, Discipline
- Legal issues specific to Texas will be incorporated throughout a discussion of the above five statutes
- 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
includes lunch and refreshments, 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.
Credits: 6 CLEs (continuing legal education) credits through the State Bar of Texas have been approved. There is an additional fee of $50 made payable after the training. 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: Refunds will be issued up to 30 days before event begins. Please contact amy |at| apexmodulargroup.com for refunds.
Scholarships: No scholarships are available for this conference.
Child Care: No child care is available for this conference.
Special Accommodations: Contact Amy Green via email no later than September 1, 2018.
Vendor: 14 tables are available with skirting and tablecloth. The cost is $200. This price does not include the registration fee. Please click here to register as a vendor.
Questions? Contact Amy Green by telephone at 972-347-6199 by fax 972-978-3484 or by email amy |at| apexmodulargroup.com
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Parking is free at the venue.
Click here for a list of local hotels.
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)
(approximately 26 miles to venue)
Dallas Love Field (DAL)
(approximately 22 miles to venue)
the Texas 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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