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Faranda's Banquet Center
302 Grove Street
DeKalb, IL 60115
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
*Includes CLEs and PDCs
includes continental breakfast, lunch, snacks, 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. This training is SOLD OUT!
*Credits: 6.0 CLEs (continuing legal education) credits have been approved through the Supreme Court of Illinois Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board. 6.5 Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for licensed educators have been approved.
Refund Policy: Full refunds are provided up to 30 days prior to the conference. Substitutions available with prior notice to the sponsor.
Special Needs Accomodations: Contact Justine Whitehouse by email or telephone no later than February 14, 2019.
Scholarships: Limited scholarships are available based on financial need. Contact Justine Whitehouse for information or email the Scholarship Application to jwhitehouse |at| rampcil.org.
Questions? Contact Justine Whitehouse by email jwhitehouse |at| rampcil.org or call 779-774-1021.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Click here for a map and directions to Faranda's Banquet Center.
Parking is available and free.
Click here for a list of local hotels.
O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
(approximately 59 miles to venue)
the Illinois 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