Hartford, CT, September 28th, 2023. 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
  • Understanding Tests and Measurements, and the Bell Curve, Standard Scores, Scale Scores, % ranks, Grade Equivalent, Age Equivalent, Determining progress v. regression using Bar Graphs
  • Episodic Conditions, Allergies, Epilepsy, etc.
  • 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
  • Preparation for Meetings & Meeting Strategies

Fees apply, registration is required to www.wrightslaw.com/speak/schedule.htm


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