The Special Ed Advocate newsletter
It's Unique ... and Free!
Dec. 2 - Detroit, MI
Dec. 10 - OH via ZOOM
Feb. 2-5 - San Antonio, TX
Feb. 27-28 - Southern CA
Mar. 23 - Anchorage, AK
Mar. 30 - Long Island, NY
Apr. 5 - Hill AFB, UT
Topics from A-Z
Seminars & Training
Yellow Pages for Kids
Books & Training
Mail & Fax Orders
Doing Your Homework
Ask the Advocate
Short Course Series
Fed Court Complaints
Behavior & Discipline
Episodic, such as
Diabetes, Epilepsy, etc
Identification & Child Find
Law School & Clinics
Letters & Paper Trails
LRE / Inclusion
Military / DOD
PE and Adapted PE
Privacy & Records
Response to Intervention
Restraints / Seclusion
School Report Cards
Teachers & Principals
Twice Exceptional (2e)
VA Special Education
Resources & Directories
Legal & Advocacy
Best School Websites
Delta Hotels by Marriott - Burlington
1117 Williston Road
South Burlington, VT 05403
One-day special education law and advocacy programs focus on four areas:
- special education law, rights and responsibilities
- tests and measurements to measure progress & regression
- SMART IEPs
- introduction to tactics & strategies for effective advocacy
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.
History, Book Overview, US Supreme Ct Cases
1400 Findings, Purpose
1401 Definitions: Disability, Special Education, Related Services, LD,
1412 Extended School Year, Child Find, Least Restrictive, 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
1414 Evaluations and IEPs
1415 Due Process, Rules of Procedure, Discipline
- Section 504, ADA, FERPA, ESSA
- Episodic Conditions, Allergies, Epilepsy, etc.
- Recent 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
- SMART IEPs
of Adverse Assumptions
Letter to the Stranger
Ws + H + E
Conference fee includes a continental breakfast, boxed lunch, 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, at the conclusion of the program, Wrightslaw will provide attendees with a link to a password protected subdirectory to download those three books in the adobe.pdf format. The three print and pdf books retail for $103.70.
Click here to register online.
Credits: CLE (continuing legal education) credits are pending. 0.6 CEU's (continuing education units) have been approved. Both are available for an additional fee.
Scholarships: Limited scholarships are available for parents/guardians on a first-come, first-served basis. Please fill out the scholarship form before you register. The sponsor will contact scholarship recipients with a specific code to register for the day at the reduced rate.
Sponsorship Considerations: Click here for sponsorship levels and benefits.
Accommodations: If special needs accommodations are needed, please contact the sponsor no later than March 4, 2022.
Refund Policy: Full ticket refunds are available through March 14, 2022. After this date, partial refunds of the ticket price less $40 are offered. Substitution of attendees is encouraged.
Questions? Contact Rachel Boyers by telephone 802-391-9598 or email eventscoordinator |at| vtfn.org
programs often fill up early - don't miss out!
Logistics, Directions and Accommodations
Map and directions to the Delta Hotel by Marriott - Burlington.
Parking is free.
The Burlington International Airport is approximately 1.5 miles to the venue.
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