NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 15 results Save | Export
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2022
Through educational research over the last decade, effective practices have been identified for dealing with difficult and challenging behavior in schools. Still, in too many cases, the results of this research and the practices it suggests have not reached educators at the district or building level. The purpose of this booklet is to offer…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Parent Participation, Cooperative Planning, Students with Disabilities
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2022
This booklet has been developed in hopes that it may aid in keeping communication open and focused between families and schools. Building communication between parents and the school staff through letters offers a way of keeping records of ideas, concerns, and suggestions. This booklet provides general guidelines to writing letters as well as…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Communication Skills, Skill Development, Parent School Relationship
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2022
An IEP is an Individualized Education Program. When a child is identified with a disability under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) a child has a right to a Free, Appropriate, Public Education (FAPE). For a child to receive FAPE there has to be an IEP developed in order for the child to progress in the general education…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Students with Disabilities, Student Needs, Teamwork
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2022
Special education, for students ages 3 to 21, is guided by federal and state requirements. The federal requirements are referred to as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The state requirements are referred to as the Ohio Operating Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities (Ohio Operating Standards). IDEA…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Equal Education, Students with Disabilities
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2022
Children's ways of learning are as different as the colors of the rainbow. All children have different personalities, preferences and tastes; they all have a certain way they prefer to learn. Teachers and parents need to be aware of and value these differences. Children's brains develop faster from birth to age three than any other time, and more…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Brain, Learning Processes, Intelligence Quotient
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2022
There is a process within the special education program that directly links a child's educational program with their plans for the future. It is called a Transition Plan and is part of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Transition services are a coordinated set of activities for a child with a disability designed to be used within a…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Transitional Programs, Special Education, Individualized Education Programs
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2022
Many parents feel intimidated when talking with special education professionals. There is much in our society which encourages us to look at professionals and to accept what they say without question. However, that does not mean you should be intimidated. The discussion is about your child and you know your child better than anyone, giving you the…
Descriptors: Parent School Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Interaction, Interpersonal Communication
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2019
Special education, for students ages 3 to 21, is guided by federal and state requirements. The federal requirements are referred to as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). IDEA protects the rights of students with disabilities and the rights of their parents. The state requirements are referred to as the Ohio Operating Standards…
Descriptors: Parent Rights, Special Education, Students with Disabilities, State Standards
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2019
This booklet has been developed in hopes that it may aid in keeping communication open and focused between families and schools. Building communication between parents and the school staff through letters offers a way of keeping records of ideas, concerns, and suggestions. This booklet provides general guidelines to writing letters as well as…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Communication Skills, Skill Development, Parent School Relationship
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2019
An IEP is an Individualized Education Program. When a child is identified with a disability under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) a child has a right to a Free, Appropriate, Public Education (FAPE). For a child to receive FAPE there has to be an IEP developed in order for the child to progress in the general education…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Students with Disabilities, Student Needs, Teamwork
Dennison, Kim, Comp. – Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2019
Once their child has been diagnosed as deaf or hearing impaired, parents may not know what to do. This booklet will help answer some of the questions these parents might have. A resource section has been included for parents and professionals on pages 43-44, for future reference. One of the most important things to remember is that, once a child…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Assistive Technology, Nonverbal Communication
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2017
Special education, for students ages 3 to 21, is guided by federal and state requirements. The federal requirements are referred to as The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The state requirements are referred to as the Ohio Operating Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities (Ohio Operating Standards). The Ohio…
Descriptors: Special Education, Parent Rights, Disabilities, Educational Legislation
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2015
Many parents feel intimidated when talking with special education professionals. There is much in our society which encourages us to look at professionals and to accept what they say without question. However, that does not mean you should be intimidated. The discussion is about your child and you know your child better than anyone, giving you the…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Parent Teacher Cooperation
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2014
The Ohio Department of Education (ODE), Office for Exceptional Children (OEC) oversees statewide preschool special education programs with school districts, approved providers and parents. Special Education and related services are available for children from the age of three through age 21 who have been identified with a disability. The…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Special Needs Students, English Language Learners, Disabilities
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2008
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…
Descriptors: Parent Rights, Disabilities, Juvenile Justice, Special Education