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ERIC Number: ED357572
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Feb
Pages: 23
Abstractor: N/A
Securing an Appropriate Education for Your Preschool Child with a Handicapping Condition: A Guide for New York City Parents. Revised.
Harrington, Joan
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)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Advocates for Children of New York, Inc., Long Island City.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)