ERIC Number: ED360806
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
The Right to Special Education in Pennsylvania. A Guide for Parents. Revised.
Mancuso, Ellen; And Others
This manual is designed to help parents learn how the special education system works in Pennsylvania and how parents can use the system to benefit their child. Chapters of the manual cover the student's right to: (1) a free appropriate public education; (2) pre-evaluation screening; (3) evaluations and re-evaluations; (4) an individualized educaation program; (5) an appropriate school placement; (6) the right to disagree with school officials; (7) special protections in discipline and in behavior programs; (8) a high school diploma; (9) preschool services; and (10) other important special education rights. Appendixes include definitions of exceptionalities, copies of sample letters, a list of parent advocacy and support groups, and a bibliography of federal and state laws and regulations. (JDD)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Equal Education, Individualized Education Programs, Preschool Education, Special Education, State Programs, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Student Rights
Education Law Center-PA, Suite 610, 801 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19107 (single copies free; $4.50 plus sales tax and postage for bulk orders).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Law Center-PA, Philadelphia.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania