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.
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.
What is an IEP? What does SDI and LRE mean? Get explanations of commonly used words and phrases in the special education program.
Groups of parents in the district who are dedicated to the successful education of children with special needs.
Find information about the transition process from one school to another. Learn how the promotion process from preschool to kindergarten, sixth to seventh grade and ninth to tenth grade is handled.
Find invaluable resources here! From Lake Washington's own lending library, to local, national and online resources, here is a wealth of help and information.