Register today for this one-day Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference featuring speaker, Pete Wright, Esq.
The program focuses on four areas:
* Special education law, rights and responsibilities
* Tests and measurements to measure progress and regression
* SMART IEPs
* Introduction to tactics and strategies for effective advocacy
Wrightslaw programs are designed to meet the needs of parents, educators, health care providers, advocates and attorneys who represent children with disabilities regarding special education. The program is not disability specific. Hosted by Decoding Dyslexia MN.
Conference fee includes: three Wrightslaw books which retail for $62.85 – Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition,Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw: All About IEPs.
The deadline to register is September 10, 2018. Ticket transfer is available. Questions? Contact [email protected]
Please mark your calendars for these two upcoming events sponsored by the Dyslexia Parents Alliance-Edina.
2017 Dyslexia Day
Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Place: Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda
75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, St Paul, MN 55155
Join us for Decoding Dyslexia Minnesota’s Annual Dyslexia Day on the Hill and Rally. Families and professionals from around the state gather at the Capitol to raise awareness about dyslexia and support legislative change.
Schedule for the event:
9:30-10:00 Sign In – Rotunda
10:00-11:00 Speakers in the Rotunda
11:00-11:30 Network with families – Rotunda
11:30-1:30 Meet with your Legislators
1:30-2:00 Wrap-up – Rotunda
Bring a Poster with a Slogan: Please show your support by bringing a poster. Examples: #SayDyslexia; Childhood Has No Rewind – Start Seeing Dyslexia; Equitable Education for ALL; or Dyslexia: Solutions for Struggling Readers
Tell Us What it’s like having dyslexia: Any child interested in speaking will be welcome to the podium. We would like children to bring an index card with their answer to a question such as: What do you wish your teacher knew about dyslexia? What was it like in school before finding out you had dyslexia? How long did you struggle with reading before you found out you had dyslexia?
Meet with your Legislators: We highly encourage you to schedule a meeting with your Legislators. Your legislators told us, they want to hear from families in their district! See our website for more information. You can find your MN Senator and MN House Member at http://www.gis.leg.mn/iMaps/districts/.
This is a free event but we need your RSVP! To Sign up follow one of the links below:
http://www.decodingdyslexiamn.org or https://www.facebook.com/decodingdyslexiamn/
Learn to Learn was recently “Sainted” in the Pioneer Press. We are honored to know about the positive impact being made in the lives of our learners and their families and to receive this recognition.
You can view the full page by clicking on this link: Sainted November 21, 2015