ERIC Number: ED503741
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-May-16
Reference Count: N/A
Education Rights for Youth with Disabilities Who Are In the Juvenile Justice System: Parent/Guardian Information Brochure
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities
The topics addressed in this brochure for Ohio parents and guardians include whether youth with disabilities are entitled to special education services when they are in the juvenile justice system; whether parents of youth with disabilities can be involved in making decisions regarding their youth's education while the youth is in the juvenile justice system; what records are needed for a youth to receive special education services in the juvenile justice system; parental rights in getting special education services for their youth in juvenile justice facilities; the transition services that should be provided for youth in the juvenile justice system; and where parents in Ohio can go for support. It also addresses the rights that a parent/guardian has to request an evaluation if they have reason to believe that their youth may have a disability and be in need of special education.
Descriptors: Parent Rights, Disabilities, Juvenile Justice, Special Education, Student Rights, Delinquency, Special Needs Students, Parent Participation, Participative Decision Making, Student Records, Access to Education, Transitional Programs
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities. 165 West Center Street Suite 302, Marion, OH 43302. Tel: 800-374-2806; Fax: 740-383-6421; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.ocecd.org
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, Marion.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio