Subj: UPDATE: REPRESENTING THE
SPECIAL EDUCATION CHILD
Date: 1/12/00 8:54:58 AM Pacific Standard Time
From: email@example.com (Pam and Pete Wright)
UPDATE: REPRESENTING THE SPECIAL EDUCATION CHILD
After the ALERT about REPRESENTING THE SPECIAL EDUCATION CHILD went out, Wrightslaw and South Carolina Protection & Advocacy received many requests from parent advocates who wanted to attend this Conference.
In response to these requests, South Carolina Protection & Advocacy is opening the Conference to parent advocates.
REGISTRATION AND INFORMATION: Contact Protection & Advocacy for People with Disabilities at 803-782-0639 or 800-922-5335.
Participants will receive the book, WRIGHTSLAW: SPECIAL EDUCATION LAW (a $30.00 value), as part of their registration.
REGISTER NOW! Attendance is LIMITED to 180 registrants.
South Carolina Legal Services Attorneys: $20.00
South Carolina Law Firm Staff: $20.00
South Carolina Attorneys: $50.00
Out of State Attorneys: $100.00
NOTE: Private South Carolina attorneys who are willing to accept a special education case may attend for the "Legal Services" $20.00 rate.
WHAT? "Representing the Special Education Child," a seminar by Peter W. D. Wright, Esq. and Pamela Darr Wright, LCSW.
WHEN? Friday, January 14, 2000, from 8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
WHERE? Suggs and Kelly Law Center, 500 Taylor Street, Columbia, SC
WHO? Presented by South Carolina Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities, Inc. with the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center.
I. THE STATUTE & REGULATIONS: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997
II. THE CASE LAW: U. S. Supreme Court; U S. Circuit Courts of Appeals; Emerging Caselaw: Damages, Abuse by school officials, Attorney fees
III. OTHER LAWS: Section 504, FERPA, ADA
IV. THE FACTS OF THE CASE
History of the Case; Violations; Notices; Meetings; Parental Participation; Assessments and evaluations; Eligibility; Denial of or Termination of Services; IEPs; Methodology; Discipline; Suspension and Expulsion
V. THE ANATOMY OF YOUR CASE
VI. ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS
CLE CREDIT & LEPR CREDIT
South Carolina attorneys are eligible to qualify for up to 6.5 CLE hours, including one hour of ethics credit.
WRIGHTSLAW CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:
WRIGHTSLAW PUBLICATIONS & PROJECTS
DISCOUNTS ON COMBO PAKS
ADVOCACY CHALLENGE DISCOUNTS
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