Jul 29, 2010

Special Education Law and Advocacy Workshops

The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council, Inc.


The Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities, Inc.

Learn how to be a strong advocate for children with disabilities in the public school system at four free workshops scheduled for this August. A lawyer and an advocate from the Advocacy Center will team up to teach you how to be an equal participant in the IEP process. Training will focus on sections of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 and will include:

Eligibility and Evaluation

Universal Education (Inclusion)

IEP and Advocacy Tips

School Discipline

Transition from High School to Post-school activities (work, school)

Problem Solving (With a Question and Answer Session)

To register go to www.fddc.org or call 1-800-580-7801.

All workshops are from 9 am - 4 pm and are Free!

August 3, 2010 - Fort Lauderdale, Hyatt Pier 66
2301 SE 17 Street Causeway

August 5, 2010 - Tampa, Tampa Marriott Airport
5507 W Spruce Street

August 7, 2010 - Jacksonville, Hyatt Regency Riverfront
225 East Coast Line Drive

August 9, 2010 - Fort Walton Beach,
Ramada Plaza Beach Resort, 1500 Miracle Strip Parkway SE