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Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Wayne Steedman, Esq.
Oklahoma City, OK
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference, a Wrightslaw training program featuring Wayne Steedman, Esq., is being sponsored by the Oklahoma Parents Center.
The program will be held at:
Metro Technology Center
1900 Springlake Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
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
Conference fee includes light breakfast, boxed lunch, training bag, 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 which have a retail value of $62.50.
Click here to register online.
Download the flyer/printable registration form. Registration forms must be received by December 4, 2019.
Scholarships: Limited scholarships are available to parents of children with disabilities. Click here for the print application. The form must be received by November 19, 2019. Click here for the online application.
Special Needs Accommodations: Please specify in registration if you need Spanish translation or have dietery specific needs.
Refunds: No refunds are available, although you can make arrangements for someone to attend in your place. Email sooner-success |at| ouhsc.edu with that update.
Vendor Information: Click here for the online booth rental form. Click here for the print version of the booth rental form. The deadline for renting booths is December 4, 2019.
Questions? Contact Ronelle Baker with Sooner SUCCESS by telephone at 405-915-3401 or by email Sooner-success |at| ouhsc.edu
Wrightslaw programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Map and directions to the Metro Technology Center
Parking is free at the venue.
Will Rogers World Airport (OKC)
(approximately 16 miles to venue)
Click here for a list of local hotels.
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Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities
the 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