Current as of August 2021 See fact sheets on other disabilities If you’re reading this, perhaps you’re concerned about your child’s development. We’re glad you’re here, because there are many immediate things you can do to help your son or daughter. First, know that there’s help available to find out just what the difficulties are, if any, and address […]
Volver a la página central de nuestra información en español En inglés | In English Información precisa y actualizada a partir de 2021 Cada año, millones de niños con discapacidades reciben servicios especiales diseñados de acuerdo a sus necesidades únicas bajo la ley federal conocida como el Acta para la Educación de Individuos con […]
At least one time a year, the parents of a child with a disability must receive from the school system a complete explanation of all the procedural safeguards available to them, as parents, under IDEA. This explanation is called the “Procedural Safeguards Notice.” In this page, we’ll examine the purpose and contents of this notice, the times that parents will receive it, and other aspects of this important safeguard.
There are times when you, as a parent, may want to communicate in writing with your child’s school about some problem or concern with your child’s education or well-being. This page presents a model letter or email you might write to request mediation as an approach to resolving a dispute with your child’s school.
Current as of September 2019 IDEA’s final Part B regulations addressing due process hearings begin at §300.311. Word for word, and in their entirety, the regulations read: §300.511 Impartial due process hearing. (a) General. Whenever a due process complaint is received under §300.507 or §300.532, the parents or the LEA involved in the dispute must […]
IDEA’s regulations describing the resolution process are found at §300.510. Word for word, and in their entirety, these regulations are: __________________________________ §300.510 Resolution process. (a) Resolution meeting. (1) Within 15 days of receiving notice of the parent’s due process complaint, and prior to the initiation of a due process hearing under §300.511, the LEA must convene […]
IDEA’s final Part B regulations addressing the mediation are found at §300.506. Word for word, and in their entirety, the regulations read: §300.506 Mediation. (a) General. Each public agency must ensure that procedures are established and implemented to allow parties to disputes involving any matter under this part, including matters arising prior to the filing […]
Current as of September 2019 IDEA’s final Part B regulations addressing the state complaint process are found at §300.151 through 300.153. Word for word and in their entirety, the regulations read: _________________________ State Complaint Procedures §300.151 Adoption of State complaint procedures. (a) General. Each SEA must adopt written procedures for— (1) Resolving any complaint, including […]
A RAISE Center Resource Collection Agents of Their Own Success: Self-Advocacy Skills and Self-Determination for Students with Disabilities in the Era of Personalized LearningThis emphasis on student agency, self-awareness, and self-advocacy is important for all students, but especially for students with disabilities who will have to advocate more proactively for their needs in higher education, […]
Building the Legacy | Construyendo el Legado Updated, 2020 The Building the Legacy / Construyendo el Legado training curriculum is intended to help all those involved with children with disabilities understand and implement Part B of IDEA 2004, the nation’s special education law. The curriculum is organized according to five themes central to IDEA, with […]