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University of Houston
Student Center South
Houston, TX 77204
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
(includes CLEs and CEUs)
* The University Student Center offers many dining options to fit your dietary needs.
includes light refreshments and beverages 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.
Click here to register online.
Credits: 6.0 CLEs (continuing legal education) credits through the State Bar of Texas have been approved. CEUs (continuing education units) through the University of Houston, College of Education are available. The units are available for professionals with teaching credentials.
Refund Policy: Full refunds are provided up to 30 days prior to the conference.
Special Needs Accomodations: The University of Houston is a disabilities friendly campus. The Parking Structure and the Student Center have both ramps and elevators. For other accommodations, please inform the organizers 20 days in advance of the conference date.
Scholarships: Scholarships are not available for this conference.
Childcare: Childcare is not available for this conference
Vendors: Sponsor tables are located in the conference room, the vendor fee is $200 plus registration fee which will include all event materials. When registering online select the "Continue Shopping" feature in the upper right-hand corner of PayPal to add the vendor fee after your registration fee.
Questions? Contact Kristi L. Santi by email at klsanti |at| uh.edu or call 713-743-6141.
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Click here for a map and directions to the University of Houston, Student Center, South Ballroom.
Parking is included in the cost of registraton and will be available at the University of Houston Welcome Center directly across the street from the Student Center.
The Hilton University of Houston is directly across from the Student Center. The facility is run by the University's renowned Hotel and Resturant Management program. For information and reservations, please click here.
Click here for a list of local hotels.
George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
(approximately 45 minutes to venue)
William P. Hobby Airport (HOU)
(approximately 30 minutes to venue)
Get more information about flying into the Houston area.
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.
Wrightslaw Seminars & Training