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2011 APHOES National Conference Summary
 

The 2011 APHOES Conference was held May 4-6, 2011 at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.  The conference offered participants the opportunity to partake in a working meeting to continue the establishment of standards of practice, educational sessions for professional development, and the opportunity to network with other professionals in our field. Pete Wright, esq., of Wrightslaw was the featured keynote speaker during the educational portion of the conference.

Pete Wright is an attorney who represents children with special educational needs. In second grade, Pete was diagnosed with learning disabilities including dyslexia, dysgraphia and ADHD. He was fortunate - his learning problems were identified early. His parents obtained intensive Orton-Gillingham remediation for him by Diana Hanbury King. On October 6, 1993, Pete gave oral argument before the United States Supreme Court in Florence County School District Four v. Shannon Carter, 510 U.S. 7 (1993). Thirty-four days later, the Court issued a unanimous decision for Shannon Carter. Pete is the co-author of Wrightslaw: Special Education Law (1999), Wrightslaw: No Child Left Behind (2003), Wrightslaw: IDEA 2004, (2005), Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd edition (2005) and Wrightslaw: All About IEPs. He appeared as the parent's attorney in in the award-winning DVD video, Surviving Due Process: When Parents and the School Board Disagree - Stephen Jeffers v. School Board (2004).

Pete and Pam Wright are Adjunct Professors of Law at the William and Mary Law School where they teach a course about special education law and advocacy and assist with the

Law School's Special Education Law Clinic. They are the founders of Wrightslaw, the #1 ranked website about education law, special education law, and special education advocacy.

2011 APHOES National Conference Registration Materials

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