ERIC Number: ED229921
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
The ABCs of Special Education: A Handbook for Parents = El ABS Sobre Educacion Especial: Un Folleto para los Padres.
Ewing, Preston E., Jr.; Hinton, Valeska S.
This bilingual handbook is intended to help parents understand their rights under P.L. 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act. The following topics are addressed: the Act's legislative history, identification of special education, explanation of P.L. 94-142, parents' rights to know, student records, student testing, students' education plan, school placement, ways to solve disagreements between parents and the school, private and state schools, fees and costs, suspension and expulsion, summer school, substitute parents, complaints about violations of special education laws and regulations, and graduation. Regional offices of the Office of Civil Rights are listed. (CL)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Parent Materials, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship, Special Education
Illinois Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Midwestern Regional Office, 230 S. Dearborn St., Room 3280, Chicago, IL 60604 (no price quoted).
Publication Type: Multilingual/Bilingual Materials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Commission on Civil Rights, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Springfield.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act