ERIC Number: ED351829
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Questions Often Asked about Special Education Services. Update.
Interstate Research Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.; National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities, Washington, DC.
This publication uses a question-and-answer format to provide parents with basic information about special education services. It is provided in both English and Spanish versions. Questions address the following concerns: purposes of the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act); beginning the student evaluation process; components of the evaluation; methods of conducting the evaluation; the Individualized Education Program (IEP); development of the IEP; what is included in an IEP; the school's responsibility in implementing the IEP; the IEP meeting; procedures in the event of parental disagreement with the school; and ways parents can support the child's learning. (DB)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Due Process, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Federal Legislation, Handicap Identification, Individualized Education Programs, Legal Responsibility, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship, Special Education, Student Evaluation
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Guides - Non-Classroom; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Interstate Research Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.; National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act