Wrightslaw Conference

Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference
with Pete Wright, Esq.

 

September 12, 2019

 

8:00am – 4:30pm (Registration opens at 8am)

 

The Gateway Conference Center
3200 Commerce Drive, Suite C
Richburg, SC

 

One-day special education law and advocacy program focuses 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.

 

REGISTRATION FEE:

 

Individual – $125.00
Coalition Members – $100
Eligible Maxabilities Families – $75
Registration includes CLEs – $200

Choose Your Registration Below:

Individual

Coalition Members

Maxabilities Families

Registration Includes CLEs

Days Agenda:

 

8:00 am – 9:00 am
Registration

 

9:00 am – 10:30 am
* IDEA History, Book Overview
* Section 1400 Findings, Purpose
* Section 1401 Definitions: Disability, Special Education, Related Services, LD, etc.

 

10:30 am – 10:45 am
Break

 

10:45 am – 12:00 am
Section 1412 ESY, Child Find, LRE, Private Placements

 

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch

 

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
* Section 1414 Evaluations and IEPs
* Section 1415 Due process, Rules of Procedure, Discipline
* Section 504, ADA, FERPA, ESSA, OCR, USDO
* Legal Research – How to Find Cases
* Endrew F. + Fry SCOTUS and other recent cases

 

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Break

 

2:45pm – 4:00 pm
From Emotions to Advocacy
* Developing the Master Plan
* Knowing the Rules of the Game
* Dealing with Conflick
* Crisis, Emergency, help
* Organization of the File
* SMART IEPs
* Tactics and Strategies
* The Letter to the Stranger
* 5 W’s + H + E
* Meeting Strategies

 

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Questions and Answers

Parking
Parking is free at the venue.

 

Airports
Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) (approximately 40 miles to venue)

 

Hotel Accommodations

 

Quality Inn & Suites
3041 Lancaster Hwy
Richburg, SC 29729

 

Days Inn by Wyndham Richburg
3217 Lancaster Hwy
Richburg, SC 29729

 

Super 8 by Wyndham Richburg/Chester Area
3085 Lancaster Hwy
Richburg, SC 29729