Wrightslaw will hold a Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference in Silver Spring on October 18 from 9 am to 4:30 pm.
Wrightslaw conferences are intended for parents, educators, healthcare providers, advocates, and attorneys who represent children with disabilities regarding special education. The focus is on special education law, rights, and responsibilities; tests and measurements to measure progress and regression; SMART IEPs; introduction to tactics and strategy for effective advocacy.
The registration deadline is October 11. Register online. The cost for parents is $100 each and professionals cost $150. Couples can attend for $150, but will share one set of materials. Materials include three books by Wrightslaw.
The conference will take place at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza (One Veteran's Place) in Silver Spring. For more information, contact Suzie Shannon at 410-768-9100 ext. 108 or firstname.lastname@example.org.