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ERIC Number: ED259542
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Parents Can Be the Key to an Appropriate Education for Their Handicapped Child = Niam Txiv Muaj Peev Xwm Yog Tus Yawm Sij Rau Txoj Kev Kawm Ntawv Rau Nkawv Tus Menyuam Xiam Oos Qhab.
PACER Center, Inc., Minneapolis, MN.
The booklet presents, in English and Hmong (Southeast Asia), answers to questions concerning the rights of handicapped children and their parents. Topics addressed include a summary of changes brought about as a result of federal court decisions as well as state and federal laws, types of eligible disabilities, ages of eligibility, assessment procedures and parent role in assessment, the Individualized Education Program (IEP), related services, components of a good IEP, parent involvement in IEP, the planning process in special education, due process hearings, mediation, good communication between parents and schools, the parent's role as advocate, and Minnesota state resources for handicapped children and Families. (CL)
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Civil Rights, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Handicap Identification, Individualized Education Programs, Parent Role, Special Education, Student Evaluation
PACER Center, Inc., Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights, 4826 Chicago Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55417-1055 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Multilingual/Bilingual Materials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: PACER Center, Inc., Minneapolis, MN.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota