ERIC Number: ED223033
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
For Parents of Exceptional Students...An Information Series: Educating Florida's Exceptional Students (Booklet 1). [and] The Individual Educational Program--IEP (Booklet 2). [and] Rights and Responsibilities (Booklet 3). [and] Resources and References (Booklet 4). [and] Parents' Educational Records (Booklet 5).
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Education for Exceptional Students.
Five booklets are designed to inform parents of exceptional students in Florida about their child's education. The first covers eight steps in planning and continuing a child's education from referral through staffing and IEP (individualized education program) development to re-evaluation and subsequent staffing. Booklet 2 focuses on the IEP, its contents, required information, and meeting procedure. Booklet 3 outlines parents' rights and responsibilities in such areas as due process, school records, and evaluations. A parents' dictionary, list of reading materials, and resource directory are included in booklet 4. The final booklet provides guidance on keeping records for such aspects as referral, IEP meetings, and due process hearings. Sample letters regarding educational decisions are provided. (CL)
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Disabilities, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Education Programs, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Recordkeeping, Records (Forms), Referral, Resources, Student Evaluation
FDLRS Clearinghouse/Information Center, Bureau of Education for Exceptional Students, Department of Education, Knott Building, Tallahassee, FL 32301 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Education for Exceptional Students.
Note: This series was developed in cooperation with the South Atlantic Regional Resource Center.