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GAO Report on IDEA Dispute Resolution Activities in Selected States

If parents and school districts disagree over special education services provided under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, either party has options to resolve the dispute, such as mediation or filing a due process complaint. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) was asked to review parents’ use of IDEA dispute resolution options. GAO's findings are detailed in its November 2019 report entitled Special Education: IDEA Dispute Resolution Activity in Selected States Varied Based on School Districts' Characteristics (GAO-20-22).

The full report is 58 pages long. There is also a 1-page Highlights summary available. Read more about the study and access the report and/or the Highlights here.

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TECH Center Services-Technology for Learning and Communicating

TASK

Team of Advocates for Special Kids, TASK, is the Parent Training and Information Center (PTI) for six Southern California counties including Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Diego, and Ventura. TASK specializes in special education support for people with disabilities from birth to age 26 and their families. TASK’s TECH Center is a place where children with disabilities and their parents; adults with disabilities; and professionals can learn about assistive technology (AT) through hands-on access to computer hardware, specialized applications, and adaptive equipment. Learn more about it here

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Buzz from the Hub | Video Resources

This Buzz from the Hub connects you with videos across a range of disability subjects, beginning with several you can share with families. The remaining videos in our list may be best suited for individual learning, staff development, or program planning. Here's hoping these give your Center useful, relevant information in a multimedia format!

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