School Age

The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities has developed a series of exceptional resources on their website.  We recommend that you begin by reviewing their 10 Basic Steps in Special Education.

Ensuring that your child is receiving an appropriate, individualized education in school can be challenging.  It’s vitally important for you to be a fully-involved member of your child’s IEP team.

Click here to start educating yourself on your parental rights and the rights of your school-aged child.

Feel like you’re swimming in a bowl of alphabet soup?   Info on the acronyms you need to know including IEP, IDEA, FAPE and LRE can be found here.

Additional resources from NAA:

Parent tips on bullying prevention & response

Restraint & Seclusion Prevention & response

Wandering prevention at school (IEP Sample Letter)