Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy Conference
Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy Conference
Saturday, October 25th, 2014
No Registration Deadline

Co-sponsored by South Sound Parent to Parent and Tulalip Tribe with a very special thank you to River
Ridge Covenant Church for the FREE venue location!
Venue Location :  River Ridge Covenant Church ~ 7945 Steilacoom Road SE  Lacey, WA  98503
from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

South Sound Parent to Parent invites you to join speaker, Patricia Howey for a
Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy Training in Lacey, Washington.
This conference will teach you how to take an active role in
managing your child’s special education…and much more.

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS CONFERENCE INCLUDE:
    Special education law, rights and responsibilities
    Tests and measurements to measure progress & regression
    Introduction to tactics & strategies for effective advocacy
    Playing the IEP Game
    Understanding the Power Structure
    When the Answer is “NO”
    The Gentle Art of Disagreeing
    SMART IEPs
    And Much More

Please click HERE for the detailed agenda

Registration Fee:  $22.00 ~ Registration fee includes:
    One day conference
    Continental breakfast and lunch
    Book ~ Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition

Don't miss out...register TODAY!  100 slots available for parents and educators!
 Open to interested families,
educators and service providers of special education students
IN ANY GEOGRAPHICAL REGION.  Thank you!
Child care is not available.
Please click HERE to register for this conference electronically

Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, second edition will teach you how to plan, prepare, organize and
get quality special education services. In this comprehensive, easy-to-read book, you will learn your child's
disability and educational needs, how to create a simple method for organizing your child's file and devising
a master plan for your child's special education. You will understand parent-school conflict, how to create
paper trails and effective letter writing. This book includes dozens of worksheets, forms and sample letters
that you can tailor to your needs. Whether you are new to special education or an experienced advocate
this book will provide a clear road-map to effective advocacy for your child.
You will use this book again and again.

About the speaker:
Pat Howey is an advocate who has helped parents obtain special education services for their children
with disabilities since 1986.  She also helps parents resolve special education
disputes with their school districts.  Pat has a B.A.in Paralegal Studies from Saint
Mary-of-the-Woods College where she graduated with honors. She is an
active member of the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA).
In 2004, the Learning Disabilities Association of Indiana honored Pat with its
Outstanding Service Award for her commitment and
compassion towards students with disabilities.

Please click HERE to print registration form to mail payment for this conference
Child care is not available

For more information about Wrightslaw please click HERE