Attorney Pete Wright returns for special education conference

Special education advocate Faith Filiault will present the area's only Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy conference Thursday, Oct. 23, from 8 to 4:30, at the Wilton Congregational Church, 70 Ridgefield Road.

The event will feature special education attorney Pete Wright, and there will be a special focus on ADHD, behavioral challenges, mental health challenges, dyslexia, other health impairments and life threatening food allergies.

This program is designed to meet the needs of parents, advocates, educators, attorneys, and health care providers who represent children with disabilities.

“We are absolutely thrilled to present our second Wrightslaw Conference here in Fairfield County,” Ms. Filiault said in a press release. “We will be sharing the latest and most topical information in the field of special education advocacy to empower parents with the skills and knowledge they need to advocate for their child(ren).”

Registration is $175 for parents and $225 for professionals and includes the books Wrightslaw: Special Education Law , 2nd Edition, Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw: All About IEPs.

The 2013 Wrightslaw Conference sold out weeks in advance. Registration for the Oct. 23  conference in Wilton is limited and is filling quickly.

Information/registration: advocatewithfaith.com or WLC2014@advocatewithfaith.com.