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Protecting Your Kid's Rights! Advocacy Essentials in Special Education

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JCC of Greater New Haven

360 AMITY ROAD

Woodbridge, CT

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Special education rights are under attack in Connecticut. Now more then ever parents and students need to understand their rights under special education law and the barriers they may face. Join leading Connecticut professionals (lawyers, advocates and evaluators) for a full-day conference on trending special education issues and must know-advocacy skills. Connecticut conference attendees will receive 1 year PARENT MEMBERSHIP to SEEK of CT, a leading statewide organization of parents and professionals that is dedicated to improving educational outcomes of children with disabilities.

8:00am Registration and light breakfast

9:00am Introduction by former Lieutenant Governor Kevin B. Sullivanby

9:30am Keynote Speaker & Honorary Guest Attorney Howard Klebanoff

First Session (10:30 - 11:45)

Using the Supreme Court Decision Endrew F. to Expect More for Your Child-- Attorney Jennifer Laviano

What is Effective Reading Instruction? -- Sheryl Knapp, Literacy Therapist

Special Education 101 -- Gerri Fleming, Advocate

Don't Tweet at an IEP Meeting -- Attorney Anne Treimanis

Second Session (11:45 - 1:00)

When is it Time for an Independent Evaluation? -- Attorney Andy Feinstein

Incorporating Applied Behavior Analysis in Your IEP -- Missy Olive, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Why You Must Read your Child’s IEP and How to Do It -- Kathleen Casparino, Advocate

Reading Basics -- Kathleen Whitbread, Ph.D.

1:00pm Lunch with General Session

Third Session (2:30 - 3:45)

Knowing Your Way Around School Observations -- Attorney John Flanders, Executive Director of CPAC

Making Friends -- Michael Weiss, Ph.D.

Using Publicity to Make Change -- Advocates Julie Swanson and Kit Savage

Getting What You Need in an IEP -- Diane Willcutts, Advocate

3:45pm Wine and Cheese Reception with Presenters and Attendees!

Contact Attorney Andrew Feinstein if you have questions or require accommodations for this conference at afeinstein@edlawct.com or 860-969-0700


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