Subj: Alert! Advocacy Training Program in Richmond, VA (September 16, 2002)
Date: 8/27/02 11:15:39 AM Pacific Daylight Time
From: (Pete Wright)
Reply-to: (special-ed-advocate)
To: (special-ed-advocate)

Please join Pete and Pam Wright for a day of Advocacy Training in Richmond, Virginia on September 16, 2002. You will learn about:

* Special education law, rights and responsibilities
* How to use assessments and tests to measure progress & regression
* How to design SMART IEPs
* How to use tactics & strategies for effective advocacy

Pete and Pam will use their books, "Wrightslaw: Special Education Law" and
"Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy" as texts for this program.

This advocacy program is appropriate for anyone who works with children in
the special education system.

For more information about the program, please go to:


The advocacy training program will be held at the Holiday Inn Select, 1021
Koger Center Boulevard, Richmond, VA 23235-4756.

All registrants will receive "Wrightslaw: Special Education Law" (Retail:
$29.95) and the Virginia special education regulations. A buffet lunch
will be provided at the hotel. Registration fee: $60.

Pete and Pam's new book, Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, will be
available for purchase at the workshop.

For additional info and the registration form, please download the
conference flyer at:

NOTE: To open the flyer, you need Adobe Reader installed in your computer.
Download this free program from the Adobe site at

QUESTIONS? Please call 804-355-0300 or 800-649-8481 or send an email to or visit

Sponsors: The Autism Program of Virginia, in association with The Arc of
Central Virginia, and Virginia chapters of the Autism Society of America:



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