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Special Education Rights and Responsibilities (SERR) manual

Revised & Updated September 2011

 

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*** UPDATE: PLEASE REVIEW THE RELEVANT FACT SHEETS LISTED BELOW EACH CHAPTER FOR THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION ***

Starting Pages - Including acknowledgements, abbreviations/acronyms, and table of contents (pdf) (English, pub #5040spages.01)

Chapter 1 - Information on Basic Rights (pdf) (rtf) (English, pub #5040Ch01.01)

see also: My Child With A Disability Keeps Getting Suspended or  Recommended for Expulsion

see also: Positive Behavior Assessment and Planning in Schools: Fact Sheet (pub #CM60.01)

Chapter 2 - Information on Evaluations / Assessments (pdf) (rtf) (English, pub #5040Ch02.01)

Chapter 3 - Information on Eligibility Criteria (pdf) (rtf) (English, pub #5040Ch03.01)

Chapter 4 - Information on IEP Process (pdf) (rtf) (English, pub #5040Ch04.01)

Chapter 5 - Information on Related Services (pdf) (rtf) (English, pub #5040Ch05.01)

see also: My Child With A Disability Keeps Getting Suspended or  Recommended for Expulsion

see also: Positive Behavior Assessment and Planning in Schools: Fact Sheet (pub #CM60.01)

Chapter 6 - Information on Due Process / Compliance Procedures (pdf) (rtf) (English, pub #5040Ch06.01)

Chapter 7 - Information on Least Restrictive Environment (pdf) (rtf) (English, pub #5040Ch07.01)

Chapter 8 - Information on Discipline of Students with Disabilities (pdf) (rtf) (English, pub #5040Ch08.01)

see also: My Child With A Disability Keeps Getting Suspended or  Recommended for Expulsion

see also: Positive Behavior Assessment and Planning in Schools: Fact Sheet (pub #CM60.01)

Chapter 9 - Information on Inter-Agency Services (AB 3632) (pdf) (rtf) (English, pub #5040Ch09.01)

Chapter 10 - Information on Transition Services Including Vocational Education (pdf) (rtf) (English, pub #5040Ch10.01)

Chapter 11 - Information on District-Wide Assessments / Graduation Requirements (pdf) (rtf) (English, pub #5040Ch11.01)

Chapter 12 - Information on Early Intervention Services (pdf) (rtf) (English, pub #5040Ch12.01)

Chapter 13 - Information on Pre-school Education Services (pdf) (rtf) (English, pub #5040Ch13.01)

Chapter 14 - Information on the Rights of Students with Significant Health Conditions (pdf) (rtf) (English, pub #5040Ch14.01)

Appendices including List of Internet Resources (pdf) (English, pub #5040Apps.01)

Index to entire manual (pdf) (English, pub #5040Index.01)