ERIC Number: ED357572
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Feb
Securing an Appropriate Education for Your Preschool Child with a Handicapping Condition: A Guide for New York City Parents. Revised.
This guide for New York City parents of preschool children (ages 3 to 4) with possible disabilities is intended to provide necessary information about legal rights as well as a description of the evaluation and placement processes. Specifically addressed are the following topics: the Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE); timing of eligibility for services; who can make a referral to the CPSE; what happens when the CPSE receives a referral; the evaluation site; the child's multidisciplinary assessment; the CPSE review meeting; recommendation for services; provision of services; itinerant services; the process if the CPSE decides the child is not eligible; the process if the CPSE and the Central Based Support Team (CBST) agree; the process if the CPSE and the CBST disagree; the process if the parent does not agree to the recommended services; the process if the parent does agree with the recommendations; a change of program or services; the parent's procedural due process rights; and roles of the CPSE and CBST. (DB)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Conflict Resolution, Disabilities, Due Process, Early Intervention, Eligibility, Handicap Identification, Individualized Education Programs, Interdisciplinary Approach, Parent Rights, Parent School Relationship, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Referral, Special Education, Student Evaluation, Student Placement
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Advocates for Children of New York, Inc., Long Island City.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)