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PPMD pleased to host Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference

PPMD pleased to host Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference

A Wrightslaw training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., sponsored by The Parents’ Place of Maryland.

  • One-day special education law and advocacy programs focusing on four areas:
  • Special education law, rights and responsibilities
  • Tests and measurements to measure progress & regression
  • SMART IEPs
  • Introduction to tactics & 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.

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RELATED RESOURCES

Transition Planning Guide For Individuals with Disabilities

The Maryland State Department of Education Transition Planning Guide for Individuals with Disabilities provides information to students, parents/guardians, educators, and community agencies about the transition process. Although every student will have individualized transition goals and outcomes, this guide provides “preliminary” information about the requirements of the transition process under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) as well as recommended strategies and resources to acquire a positive outcome.

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American Society for Deaf Children

The American Society for Deaf Children (ASDC) is a national organization that is committed to empowering diverse families with deaf or hard of hearing children and youth by embracing full access to language-rich environments through mentoring, advocacy, resources, and collaborative networks.

Resource: URL
Hearing and Speech Agency

A private, nonprofit organization located in Baltimore City, The Hearing and Speech Agency leads the way as a direct service provider, information resource center, and advocate for people of all ages and incomes who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech-language disabilities.

Resource: URL

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