Nashua, NH, September 24th, 2020. One-day special education law and advocacy program that focuses on 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.
* This event is not disability specific.
Please check with the link for updates to topics covered. Topics planned include:
- IDEA History, Book Overview, US Supreme Ct Cases – Findings, Purpose, Definitions: Disability, Special Education, Related Services, LD, Extended School Year, Child Find, Least Restrictive, Private Placements
- Understanding Tests and Measurements, and the Bell Curve, Standard Scores, Scale Scores, % ranks, Grade Equivalent, Age Equivalent, Determining progress v. regression using Bar Graphs, Evaluations and IEPs, Due Process, Rules of Procedure, Discipline, Section 504, ADA, FERPA, ESSA, Episodic Conditions, Allergies, Epilepsy, etc. Recent Cases
- The Parent as the Special Ed Manager and Expert
- Developing the Master Plan, Knowing the Rules of the Game
- Recognizing and Avoiding the Fatal Obstacles
- How to Deal with Conflict, a Healthy and Normal event
- Crisis, Emergency, Help
- Organization of the Child’s File
- SMART IEPs, Tactics and Strategies
- Rule of Adverse Assumptions
- Private Evaluations
- Paper Trails, The Letter to the Stranger
- 5 Ws + H + E, Preparation for Meetings, Meeting Strategies
Fees apply, registration is required to www.wrightslaw.com/speak/schedule.htm