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Published on Jan 16, 2013
This video is the first nine minutes of a day long, six hour, program about special education law and advocacy. The speaker is Pete Wright, an attorney who is the co-founder of the Wrightslaw site at www.wrightslaw.com, the Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities at www.yellowpagesforkids.com, and related websites.
Pete and Pam Wright have written several best-selling books about special education law and advocacy. Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Ed. is used in many schools of education and law schools. Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Ed. (FETA) teaches parents, caretakers, advocates, and related services providers how to work with school districts to obtain quality special education services for children with disabilities. Each book has sold more than 200,000 copies. Wrightslaw: All About IEPs answers frequently asked questions about Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).
Pete Wright provides training programs about special education law and advocacy. In addition to training parents, attorneys, lay advocates and related services personnel, Pete provides targeted training programs for military personnel, State education agency and local school district staff, and Administrative Law Judges who preside at special education due process hearings.
The schedule of training programs is at: www.wrightslaw.com/speak/schedule.htm.
The one-day program about special education law and advocacy (6 hours) is available on a CD-ROM that can be purchased from the Wrightslaw store at www.wrightslaw.com/store/
New videos on other topics will be uploaded to YouTube by Pete and Pam Wright. The next scheduled video is about "The File: Do it Right" based on Chapter 9 of the FETA book. To be alerted when it is uploaded, enter your email address in the subscribe box below.
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