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ERIC Number: ED250882
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Special Education from the Parents' Point of View.
Lee, Marjorie; Johns, Beverly
The booklet is designed to emphasize in simple terms the important points of the federal and state (Illinois) law related to special education. The following topics are covered: special education parents (parent role); parent-school partnerships (parent training); mandates for special education; individualized education programs (content, development); least restrictive environment; conflict resolution procedures (mediation); due process (hearing, state-level reviews); completion of high school programs; preparation for the transition to adult life (state resources); and parent advocacy (citizen advisory committees, parent associations). (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Alliance for Exceptional Children and Adults, Champaign, IL.