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Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
Thursday, December 5, 2019
As of 8:00 am, space is available!
Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., is being sponsored by the Second Start/Newton Learning Center.
The program will be held at:
Atlantis Casino and Resort
Grand Ballroom 4, 2nd Floor
3800 South Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502
One-day special education law and advocacy programs focus on four areas:
Wrightslaw 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 disability specific.
- special education law, rights and responsibilities
- tests and measurements to measure progress & regression
- SMART IEPs
- introduction to tactics & strategies for effective advocacy
- IDEA History, Book Overview
- Section 1400 Findings, Purpose
- Section 1401 Definitions: Disability, Special Education, Related Services, LD, etc.
Section 1412 ESY, Child Find, LRE, Private Placements
- Understanding Test Data with the Bell Curve
Section 1414 Evaluations and IEPs
- Section 1415 Due Process, Rules of Procedure, Discipline
- Section 504, ADA, FERPA, ESSA, OCR, USDOJ
- Legal Research - how to find cases
- Endrew F. + Fry SCOTUS and other recent cases
From Emotions to Advocacy
- Developing the Master Plan
- Knowing the Rules of the Game
- Dealing with Conflict
- Crisis, Emergency, Help
- Organization of the File
- SMART IEPs
- Tactics and Strategies
- The Letter to the Stranger
- 5 Ws + H + E
- Meeting Strategies
Questions and Answers
|NV Attorney (6.0 CLEs)
Conference fee includes a Wrightslaw highlighter pen, three Wrightslaw books - Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Ed., Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Ed., and Wrightslaw: All About IEPs provided the morning of the conference and then, within a week after the program, Wrightslaw will email those three books to each attendee in the adobe.pdf format. The three print and pdf books retail for $103.70.
Click here to register online.
Credits: 6.0 CLEs (continuing legal education) credits have been approved through the Nevada's Board of Continuing Legal Education. 0.6 CEUs (continuing education units) are approved through Delta State University. There is an additional fee of $20 made payable at the conference. Checks only.
Scholarships: No scholarships are available for this conference.
Accommodations: Contact RJ Larrieu via email rebeccaj |at| secondstart.org no later than November 25, 2019.
Sponsorship: Download and share the sponsorship opportunities flyer.
Questions? Contact the sponsor by telephone 775-358-0808 or email rebeccaj |at| secondstart.org.
Wrightslaw programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Map and directions to the Atlantis Resort and Casino.
Parking is free at the venue.
Reno/Tahoe International Airport (RNO)
(approximately 10 minutes to venue)
Click here for a list of local hotels.
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