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Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy ZOOM Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.
Park City, UT
New Date! -
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy ZOOM Conference, is a Wrightslaw training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., and is sponsored by Park City READS.
This online training program will be held using ZOOM.
This one-day, six-hour special education law and advocacy program will focus on:
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 will be provided in three blocks of time, two hours per session. It is not disability specific.
- special education law, caselaw, and COVID issues
- tests and measurements to measure progress & regression
- introduction to tactics & strategies for effective advocacy
- Introduction, Pete's story, 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
- Section 1414 Evaluations and IEPs
- Section 1415 Due Process, Rules of Procedure, Discipline
- Section 504, ADA, FERPA, ESSA, OCR, USDOJ
- SCOTUS: Endrew F. + Fry
- Legal Research - how to find cases
- Other recent cases
- COVID, US DOE and Comp Ed
From Emotions to Advocacy
- Developing the Master Plan
- Knowing the Rules of the Game
- Dealing with Conflict
- Crisis, Emergency, Help
- Organization of the File
- Understanding Test Data with the Bell Curve
- SMART IEPs
- Tactics and Strategies
- The Letter to the Stranger
- 5 Ws + H + E
- Meeting Strategies
- Questions and Answers
Conference fee includes a Wrightslaw highlighter pen and three Wrightslaw books - Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Ed., Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Ed., and Wrightslaw: All About IEPs. The three books will be mailed to registered attendees the third week of October. In addition, in advance of the conference, you will be provided with a link to download the adobe.pdf versions of the books. The three print and pdf books retail for $103.70.
Click here to register online.
Download the printable registration form.
Download and share the conference flyer.
Credits: 6.0 CLE (continuing legal education) credits have been approved through the Utah's State Board of Continuing Legal Education. There is an additional fee of $25. 0.6 CEU (continuing education units) through Delta State University have been approved. There is an additional fee of $20. Both payable online.
Scholarships: Parents may apply for a Hall Family Fund Scholarship which reduces the event registration fee to $50. Applications are being accepted and awarded on a rolling basis until all ten (10) scholarships have been awarded. A few scholarships are still available.
Five educators have been awarded a Reading Horizon's Educator Scholarship, covering the event registration fee.
Sponsorship Opportunities: Download the flyer for details on sponsorship opportunities.
Questions? Contact Elissa Aten, Executive Director, PC READS by telephone at 435-729-0440 or by email: Elissa.pcreads |at| gmail.com.
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