Leading Special Education Expert Pete Wright to Empower Parents and Professionals at Napa Conference

Famous Dyslexic, Pete Wright, is coming to California! Don’t miss this Supreme Court Winning Attorney and U.S. Leading Expert on Special Education Law on May 19, 2017 in Yountville, CA.

Pre-registration is Required.

Registration closes Friday, April 28th.

The Wrightslaw Special Education Law & Advocacy Conference will be held at the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater on Friday, May 19, 2017. Conference hours are 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The cost to attend is $190 for individuals and $235 for professionals. An early bird rate of $165 or $210, respectively, is available until April 21, 2017.

Pre-registration by April 28 is required. An optional boxed lunch will be offered for $15. Each attendee will receive three of Peter Wright’s books, valued at $62.85. Professional attendees will qualify for CLE and/or CEU credit. Register online at http://www.lincolntheater.com.

The conference agenda covers a variety of special education and advocacy topics, including: special needs assessments and evaluations; determining progress vs. regression; age equivalencies; individualized education plans (IEPs); strategies for parents advocating for their special needs child, including developing a long-term game plan and coping with conflict and crisis; and much more. It will answer such questions as:

  • What rights do parents have in a child’s education?
  • Can the school do that?
  • How do I get more Speech, OT services?
  • What can I do for a child who’s fallen behind in Reading / Math?
  • Can the school say they don’t have the money to provide accommodations or resources?
  • Should the school pay for outside evaluations?
  • What is the school required by law to provide a child?
  • Can the school suspend my child for “behavior problems”?
  • How is my child really doing in school?
  • Does a child qualify for mainstreaming or inclusion (and what’s the difference)?
  • Can the school say a child needs medication?


Virtual Conference

The Dyslexia Training Institute’s

 1st Annual Dyslexia Virtual Conference: Education Changes Everything

April 24th – May 5th

Conference registrants will have 24-hour access to all of the pre-recorded workshops for the entire duration of the conference. After viewing a workshop, registrants will be able to post their questions on the workshop’s discussion board and have the questions answered by the experts. 

Live Session with Keynote Speaker:

Ameer Baraka

Dyslexia: The Pipeline to Prison

Saturday, April 29th

9:00 a.m. PST

(*Including Live Q&A)

Conference topics include: Dyslexia, Special Education Law, Dyscalculia, Executive Function, Structured Word Inquiry, Orton-Gillingham, Assessment, and Multisensory Strategies.

Register Here:


Program here: https://view.publitas.com/dti/dyslexia-virtual-conference-presenter-book/

12 ALTA hours approved.

2 Graduate Credit Units from the University of San Diego also available.