ERIC Number: ED438673
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions for Parents of Florida's Exceptional Students.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services.
This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about special education services provided in Florida's public schools for children and adults with disabilities, and is based on a 1999 conference held by the Florida Department of Education and other agencies for families and individuals with disabilities. The 30 questions and answers are organized under the following categories: (1) federal/state requirements; (2) assistive technology; (3) role of the Florida Department of Education; (4) opportunity scholarships; (5) programs in the Department of Juvenile Justice facilities; (6) programs for adults with disabilities; and (7) teacher qualification. Three appendices include descriptions of Exceptional Student Education parent services, a summary of procedural safeguards for students with disabilities, and a summary of procedural safeguards for students who are gifted. (DB)
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Compliance (Legal), Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal State Relationship, Government School Relationship, Juvenile Justice, Parent Education, Special Education, State Departments of Education, Teacher Qualifications
Clearinghouse Information Center, Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services, Division of Public Schools and Community Education, Room 622 Turlington Bldg., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400. Tel: 850-488-1879; Fax: 850-487-2679; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.firn.edu/doe/commhome/.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services.
Identifiers - Location: Florida