SPECIAL EDUCATION

Understanding Special Education: The Basics of IDEA Law (available in Spanish)

  • Learn key areas of the law: Changes to IEPs, Parental Rights, Rights of Foster Parents, Changes in Evaluations and Re-Evaluations, Choice of parents to withdraw child from receiving special education services

 

Understanding Special Education: Writing Effective IEPs (also available in Spanish)

  • Learn about parent rights and responsibilities

  • Increase understanding of how the IEP Process works for students

  • Learn strategies for writing and implementing IEPs

  • Learn new methods for ensuring that IEPs are effective and lead to desired positive outcomes for students

 

Understanding Special Education: IDEA and IEPs (also available in Spanish)

  • A 3-hour training that covers Understanding IDEA and Writing Effective IEPs

 

Accommodations and Modifications (available in Spanish)

  • Learn the difference between accommodations and modifications

  • Learn how to build on the child’s learning style and strengths when developing accommodations and modifications

  • Practice developing accommodations and modifications to ensure active classroom participation for students with disabilities

 

Dispute Resolution Methods under IDEA

  • Learn about what methods are available to resolve disagreements and conflicts

  • Learn the difference between a State Complaint, Medication and Due Process

 

Making the Grade:  Schools are Accountable to You

  • Learn about adequate yearly progress

  • Learn about State Performance Plan (SPP) and School Accountability Committee

 

Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and Students with Disabilities (available in Spanish)

  • Take the mystery out of state assessments

  • Understand how this law effects your child

  • Learn key areas of the law that have particular relevance to parents of children with disabilities.

 

Title I Schools and Special Education

  • Learn how Title I can support Special Education 

  • Funding and services under Title I, including parental involvement

  • Understand No Child Left Behind

The contents of this website were developed under a grant from the US Department of Education, #H328C160001. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the US Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Project Officer, Perry Williams.

Contact

3131 S. Vaughn Way, #214  Aurora, CO 80014

 

Phone: (303) 632-6840   Español: (303) 923-3532   Fax: (303) 923-3973

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