Basics Program

Tuesday, July 10
9-10:30 am  Overview of the special education process (Kelly Warner-King, Director, Synapse Learning Solutions, LLC)
10:30 - 10:45 am Break
10:45 - Noon   Basic Hearing Procedures - 1 (Ann V. Lockwood, ALJ & SPED Hearing Officer, Texas OAH) 
1 - 2:30 pm  Basic Hearing Procedures -2  (Ann V. Lockwood, ALJ & SPED Hearing Officer, Texas OAH)
2:45 - 4:30 pm  Basic Hearing Case Law (Brian Jason Ford, CHO, Pennsylvania Office for Dispute Resolution)
Regular Program
Wednesday, July 11

[Attendees will receive a complimentary copy of Dr. Sattler's new book: Assessment of Children: Cognitive Foundations (6th ed.)

9:15 - 9:45 am  Objectives of today's program: overview of test/testing (Linda M. Valentini, Psy.D., IHO, Pennsylvania Office of Dispute Resolution; Mary Schwartz, IHO, Illinois State Board of Education)

9:45 - 10:45 am  Cognitive Tests - Tasks and Purposes: WISC-5; Woodcock-Johnson IV; other Cognitive tests (Jerome M. Sattler, Psychology Department, San Diego State University)

10:45 - 11:00 am  Break
11:00 - Noon  Achievement Tests - WIAT-III; Woodcock Johnson IV  (Jerome M. Sattler, Psychology Department, San Diego State University)
Noon - 1 pm  Lunch
1-2 pm Interactive question and answer (Dr. Sattler; Dr. Valentini; IHO Schwartz) 
2 - 3 pm  Overview of social/emotional/ behavioral assessment: BRIEF; BASC-3 (Linda M. Valentini, Psy.D., IHO, Pennsylvania Office of Dispute Resolution; Mary Schwartz, IHO, Illinois State Board of Education) 
3 - 3:15 pm:  Break
3:15 - 4:30 pm  When and how to increase your understanding; how to assess evaluations  (Linda M. Valentini, Psy.D., IHO, Pennsylvania Office of Dispute Resolution; Mary Schwartz, IHO, Illinois State Board of Education) 
Thursday, July 12
9 - 10:30 am  Ethics for IDEA Hearing Officers -1 (Matthew D. Wacker, Senior Administrative ALJ, Washington State OAH)
10:30 - 10:45 am  Break
10:45  - Noon  Ethics for IDEA Hearing Officer-2 (Matthew D. Wacker, Senior Administrative ALJ, Washington State OAH)
12:00 - 1:00 pm  Lunch
1:00 - 2:30 pm  Assistive Technology-1 (Misty Parsley, Assoc. Prof., Director of Special Education, and Robbie Hampton, Asst. Prof., College of Education, Lipscomb University)
2:30 - 2:45 pm  Break
2:45 - 4:30 pm  Assistive Technology-2 (Misty Parsley, Assoc. Prof., Director of Special Education, and Robbie Hampton, Asst. Prof., College of Education, Lipscomb University)
Friday, July 1
9 - 11:00 am  A Comprehensive Examination of Remedies (Prof. Mark C. Weber, DePaul University College of Law) 
11 -11:15am  Break
11:15am - Noon  Recent Case Law Developments (Prof. Mark C. Weber, DePaul University College of Law)