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Subj:    UPDATE: REPRESENTING THE SPECIAL EDUCATION CHILD
Date:    1/12/00 8:54:58 AM Pacific Standard Time
From:    pwright@wrightslaw.com (Pam and Pete Wright)
Sender:    owner-special-ed-advocate@wrightslaw.com
To:    special-ed-advocate@wrightslaw.com

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.

COST:

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.

CONFERENCE INFO

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.

AGENDA

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.

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UPDATED LINKS

WRIGHTSLAW CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:

http://www.wrightslaw.com/news/2000/schedule_2000.html

WRIGHTSLAW PUBLICATIONS & PROJECTS

http://www.wrightslaw.com/mainpage_pubs.htm

DISCOUNTS ON COMBO PAKS

http://www.wrightslaw.com/store/storeindex.html

ADVOCACY CHALLENGE DISCOUNTS

http://www.wrightslaw.com/bkstore/ourbooks/AdvChallenge.htm

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Pete and Pam Wright
c/o The Special Ed Advocate
P. O. Box 1008
Deltaville, VA 23043
Phone: 804-257-0857

Website: http://www.wrightslaw.com
Email: webmaster@wrightslaw.com

The resources at this website are copyrighted by the authors. They may be used for non-commercial purposes only. They may not be redistributed for commercial purposes without the express written consent of Peter W. D. Wright.

It is not necessary to obtain our consent to link to our website or copy, print and distribute our articles and newsletters for nonprofit purposes so long as the material is reproduced in its entirety and credit is given to Pete and Pam Wright and "wrightslaw" including the URL -

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Copyright 2000, Peter W. D. Wright and Pamela Darr Wright. All rights reserved.

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