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ERIC Number: ED330133
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Sep
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Planning a Move: Mapping Your Strategy.
Ripley, Suzanne
A Parent's Guide, v1 n3 Sep 1990
Intended for use by parents of children and youth with disabilities, this guide offers guidelines for planning for a smooth transition into a new special education placement necessitated by a family move. The question-answer format addresses such questions as the following: "Will the school in my new neighborhood offer special education programs?"; "How can I learn more about the federal laws and regulations?"; "How can I learn about the state laws and regulations?"; "When should I start this process?"; "Why get in touch with parent or disability groups?"; "What about early intervention and preschool programs?"; "What about high school students' transition and work opportunities?"; "What do I do about Supplemental Security Income benefits?"; "What if we are a military family?";"What do I do with all these records?"; "Should I mail the records to the new school?"; "Should I pack the records?"; "How do I keep all these records, meetings, eligiblity requirements and letters straight?"; "How long will it take to get my child settled into the new school?"; and "What if there are problems, if my child's placement is delayed, or if I disagree with the placement?". A checklist of common planning tasks is included. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Interstate Research Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.; National Information Center for Handicapped Children and Youth, Washington, DC.