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Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
New Orleans, LA
Thursday, November 8, 2018
As of Noon, Monday, November 5 - Only 25 Seats Left!
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Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw
training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is being sponsored by New Table Consulting, LLC.
The program will be held at:
4238 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70115
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
- 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
Groups of 5 or more - each ticket
include 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 CLEs (continuing legal education) credits are approved through the Louisiana Supreme Court. There is an additional fee of $35. 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 up to 30 days before the event.
Special Needs Accomodations: Contact bob |at| newtableconsulting.com no later than October 15, 2018.
Scholarships: Scholarships are available with demonstrated need. Please contact Dr. Berk for information.
Questions? Contact Bob Berk by email bob |at| newtableconsulting.com or by telephone 504-356-3339.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Click here for a map and directions to the Touro Synagogue.
Street parking is available around Touro Synagogue. Note: Parking will be easier on the north side of St. Charles Ave. A small number of handicapped spaces are located in front of the building on St. Charles Ave.
Click here for a list of local hotels.
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)
(approximately 15 miles to venue)
the Louisiana 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