Utah Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities
Note: The groups with a star (*) next to their names sponsored an advocacy training program by Pete and Pam Wright. Access Utah Network (Information and Referral for Disability Issues) 555 East 300 South, Suite 201 Salt Lake City, UT 84102 (801) 325-5822 (SLC area); (800) 333-8824 (outside SLC)...
Developing Your Child's IEP
Introduction Being a parent is the most wonderful-and hardest-job in the world. If you have a child with special needs, your job is no less wonderful, but it can be more complicated. Your child's education is most likely an area of great interest to you. As a child with a disability, he or she... Learning Disabilities Overview
He lets out a sigh and slouches in his chair. Arms folded, he glares at the book with a furrowed brow. After a moment, the boy glances at his friend sitting across the aisle, leans forward to the book once more, and runs his index finger along the lines of text. His lips contort in an attempt to... Communicating with Your Child's School Through Letter Writing
Introduction Throughout your child's school years, there is always a need to communicate with school: teachers, administrators, and others concerned with your child's education. There are also times when the school needs to communicate with you. This is particularly true when your child has a...
High Stakes Testing
February 8, 2008, 5:08 am
The parents and teachers at our school are definitely all a-flutter in anticipation of the annual state achievement testing mandated by No Child Left Behind. Because this is the virtual school’s first year of operation, the logistics of accommodating nearly 3000 students for testing across the... Was It a Disservice to Homeschool My Adopted Daughter With FAS
July 23, 2008, 6:23 pm
Today I received the results of my teenage daughter’s achievement test from the public school. If you have been reading for the past few weeks then you already know about the IQ test results. If not, here is the link to read about my surprise at her new IQ despite having FAS. My daughter has... Free Resource - The Ultimate Guide to Special Needs Teaching: 100+ Resources and Links
June 26, 2008, 2:20 pm
Have you adopted a special needs child or children? Teaching methods that meet your child’s needs are difficult to find. This is true whether you choose to homeschool your child or utilize special education services through the public school system. You may spend hours formulating and working out...
Is a Child with ADHD Eligible for Special Education?
Special Education Services. Search Learning Disability Statute. Visitor Comments (0) - Be the first to comment Adding your comments contributes to the adoption community. Please keep all comments on topic and civil. ...
Questions Often Asked by Parents About Special Education Services
Detailed information that addresses common concerns and questions parents have about special education, special education students, and special education services
The Education of Children and Youth with Special Needs:
In addition, the law added transition services and assistive technology services as new definitions of special education services that must be included in a child's or youth's IEP. Also, rehabilitation counseling and social work services were included as related services under the law.
Special Education in Alternative Education Programs
Comprehensive systems provide coordinated special education services to eligible students in alternative settings. Alternative programs can offer a continuum of education and treatment services (e.g., direct instruction, pull-out programs, ...
NICHCY: FAQ About Special Education Services
Where do I begin if I believe my child needs special education services? What are the purposes of the IDEA? Are services available to very young children?
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.
Services & Resources - Special Education (CA Dept of Education)
Special Education » Services & Resources; Printer-friendly version. Services & Resources Programs and services available to students with disabilities, publications, training and technical assistance opportunities, and recruitment resources and materials.