ERIC Number: ED179050
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Special Rights for Special Children: A Manual for Parents of Handicapped Children in New Jersey.
Heath, Nancy L.
Intended for parents of handicapped children, the booklet discusses parental rights in New Jersey regarding their child's education. Covered are the following topic areas (sample subtopics in parentheses): legal provisions (free appropriate public education, evaluation, classification, individualized education programs, placement); right to be informed (notice, laws and regulations, records); disagreement with the school district (review, hearing, appeals); and special situations (children under age 5 or over 20, children with mild speech problems or with temporary illness or injury, eligibility for day training, children placed by parents in private schools, discipline of handicapped students, and children whose parents cannot be located). Among appended information are definitions of handicapping conditions and addresses of organizations concerned with the handicapped. (CL)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Definitions, Due Process, Federal Legislation, Guidelines, Handicapped Children, Legal Problems, State Legislation, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Student Records
Education Law Center, Inc., Suite 800, 605 Broad St., Newark, NJ 07102 ($0.50)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Human Development (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Developmental Disabilities.; Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Education Law Center, Inc., Newark, NJ.
Identifiers: New Jersey; Parent Resources