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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
All school districts have children attending who have special dietary needs due to a disability or a food allergy or intolerance. In order for these children to attend school, their dietary needs must be addressed since they are unable to eat meals prepared for the general student population. There is federal legislation which provides guidance…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Equal Education, Educational Legislation, Students with Disabilities
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
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
There are an estimated 1.5 to 2.5 million children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in the United States. These children make up about 3-5 percent of a school's student population. Boys are diagnosed almost ten times more often than girls. Girls tend to be more inattentive and their symptoms are dismissed as those of a day…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Gender Differences, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Clinical Diagnosis
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2019
All school districts have children attending who have special dietary needs due to a disability or a food allergy or intolerance. In order for these children to attend school, their dietary needs must be addressed since they are unable to eat meals prepared for the general student population. There is federal legislation which provides guidance…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Dietetics, Students with Disabilities, Allergy
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