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1772 Indian Wood Circle
Maumee, OH 43537
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
|7:30 - 8:00
|8:00 - 9:30
History, Book Overview, US Supreme Ct Cases
1400 - Findings, Purpose
1401 - Definitions: Disability, Special Education, Related Services, LD,
|9:30 - 9:45
|9:45 - 11:15
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
|11:15 - 11:30
|11:30 - 12:45
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
|12:45 - 1:15
|1:15 - 2:30
of Adverse Assumptions
Letter to the Stranger
Ws + H + E
|2:30 - 3:00
includes light breakfast (choice between 2 pastries and fruit) wrapped sandwich lunch, coffee, tea and water service, 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: No dietary restriction can be accommodated.
Click here to register online - SOLD OUT!
Credits: CLE (continuing legal education) credits have been approved through The Supreme Court of Ohio. There is additional fee of $25. Please contact Kelly Elton by email kelly |at| venturebound.org.
Refund Policy: No refunds are available for this conference.
Scholarships: No scholarships are available for this conference.
Questions? Contact Kelly Elton by email kelly |at| venturebound.org
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Click here for directions to The Pinnacle.
Parking is free at the venue. Public transportation is limited. Individuals who qualify can use TARTA Call A Ride.
Click here for a list of local hotels.
Toledo Express (TOL)
(approximately 14 minutes to venue)
Detroit Metro (DTW)
(approximately 66 miles to venue)
the Ohio 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