The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires schools to provide parents / guardians of students who are eligible or referred for special education with a full explanation of their rights. School districts must provide a copy of the Procedural Safeguards
at least once each school year, or when the parent / guardian or others, including the district, request that a student be evaluated to determine eligibility for special education services; the first time you file a citizen complaint in a school year; the first time you request a due process hearing in a school year; when a decision is made to remove a student for more than 10 school days in a year as part of a disciplinary action and that removal constitutes a change of placement; or upon request.
What is an IEP? What does SDI and LRE mean? Get explanations of commonly used words and phrases in the special education program.
Supportive services, such as PT, OT, and SLP services, are provided to assist a child with a disability, allowing them to benefit from special educational opportunities.
ESY is a program that provides services to students beyond the standard 180-day school year in order to maintain a student’s learned skills or behavior.
How to work with the district when concerns arise about your student’s educational program.
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