Individualized Education Programs
Introduction This document is a verbatim reprinting of: * the Federal regulations concerning Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), as contained in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997, and * Appendix A (formerly Appendix C) to Part 300: Notice of...
Santa Clara County Prepares to Take On School Districts
Santa Clara County supervisors have approved a plan to hire new county legal staff to make sure school districts are meeting their obligation to provide individualized attention to students who need special education even if that means filing lawsuits against the districts. While county officials... Parents' Rights and Responsibilities.
WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS, AS A PARENT, IN THE SPECIAL EDUCATION PROCESS? Public Law 94-142 clearly defined the rights of handicapped children and their parents. A fundamental provision of the law is your right to be in the educational decision-making process, including your right to: --A free... Travel Training for Youth With Disabilities
Introduction Transportation provides us all with access to the wider opportunities of society employment, postsecondary education, job training programs, recreation. Travelling by car, by cab, or by public transportation systems such as bus and subway enables us to go to work and come home, go to...
Nodules, Child Find and Things from the SWI
September 21, 2007, 6:28 am
So, Daughter is seeing a speech therapist - a speech language pathologist (SLP). Not because she has any language problems or pronunciation - she gets enough practice talking and talking and talking, after all - but because she has nodules on her vocal cords .
We've gotten hooked up with a... Sad to Be A Georgian
August 9, 2007, 7:00 am
There are just some days that I hate living in this state. For all the things I love about where we live – our house, the weather, my church family, our friends – there is a mindset here (maybe there’s a mindset everywhere) that is really starting to bug me involving special needs children. ... A Lack of Education Due to Emotional and Mental Issues
January 30, 2008, 4:02 pm
A totally tough element in the equation of the adoption of older children is how tough it is to get them through school. Long range plans seem to not compute, deferred gratification is an elusive concept when they simply do not want to go to school.
School is very hard for one thing. My...
The Stigma of Special Ed
... which issue do you think is the biggest issue facing your school
Individualized Education Programs - Special Needs
... must the new public agency develop an IEP before the child can be placed in a special education program? If a child with a disability moves from one public agency to another in the same State, ...
Promising Practices and Future Directions for Special Education
What makes for an effective special education program? What do we know, what does research into effectiveness have to tell us? A great deal of research has been conducted into the nature of effectiveness -- what makes for an effective school, an effective teacher, an effective educational program.
The Education of Children and Youth with Special Needs:
Washington, DC: Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education. Smith-Davis, J., & Littlejohn, W. R. (1991). Related services for school-aged children with disabilities. NICHCY News Digest, 1(2), 1-24. (Available from NICHCY.)
Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) - Home Page
The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts.
Special Education Programs
The Special Education Division of the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) provides leadership to ensure a high-quality education for Minnesota's children and youth with disabilities.
Welcome to the Special Education Program - College of Education
The Special Education Program at California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) offers a graduate course of study that leads to a California Educational Specialist Credential and/or a Master's of Arts Degree. Students may choose to specialize in ...