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Educating Children with Disabilities – Navigating the Maze

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If your child has disabilities, or may have disabilities, figuring out your options can be mind-boggling. This clickable chart is designed to help you through the maze. It is written for parents of children with disabilities (or those who have parental decision-making authority for educational decisions). It is not intended to be legal advice or to form an attorney-client relationship, but only to give you a rough overview of how the system works. Each family’s situation is different, and there are many fine points to the law that are not in this guide. It cannot replace the services of an attorney who practices in this area. The chart is compiled for parents in Colorado. Because educating children with disabilities is controlled by federal statutes, some of this material may be relevant outside of Colorado. However, some of this material is based on Colorado statutes and regulations and may not apply in other states.


clickable chart on educating children with disabilities

Special Education Clickapedia IDEA & Section 504 Concepts Fair and Appropriate Public Education Child Find Kinds of Schools Public Schools Private Schools Special Schools Disability Evaluating and Assessing by Parent Request by School Request Independent Educational Evaluation Ongoing Evaluations Special Education and Related Services Section 504 Plan Individualized Educational Program Extended School Year Transition Plan Dispute Process Due Process State Complaint Office of Civil Rights Administrative Appeal Mediation Discpline Change of Placement Manifestation Determination Interim Alternative Educational Setting Terms and Definitions

Last modified on Friday, 28 February 2014 00:44

 
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