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This pub will help you understand how you can get value education for your child. The pub talks about 18 tips that are meant to help the parents support their child’s learning in school.
Bullying can have a profound impact on students with disabilities, who are often targeted for bullying. This publication addresses school district’s legal obligations under Federal and California law to address and prevent bullying and disability harassment of students with disabilities. This publication also identifies possible strategies to address bullying through the IEP process and other procedures.
Early Start is a program for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. This pub explains a change in the law about using private insurance for Early Start services. If private insurance will not cover the service, the regional center can pay for it. This pub tells you what to do if the regional center wants to change your child’s services and where to get help.
This pub tells you about getting an independent assessment that the school district pays for. This applies to children getting special education. You can get one if you disagree with the one the school district got. This pub tells you what to do to get one for your child.
This pub explains “retaliation” by a school district. It tells you about the laws that prohibit it. It explains the law in detail. If you think a school district “retaliated” against you, it tells you what to do.
This pub tells you about “suspension” and “expulsion.” It tells you the rules that apply to a student with disabilities. It tells you what to do if it happens to your child.
This pub tells you about the laws for behavioral assessments and services from school districts. It gives you basic information. It gives you information about your child’s right to get the services. It tells you where to get help getting the services.
This is a very short pub. It tells you that your child has a right to get occupational therapy and physical therapy if they need it. It tells you the child’s IEP team decides the services a child gets, not other agencies.
This pub has tips for parents of American Indian children who get special education. The tips help you actively take part in IEP meetings. The tips help you during and after meetings. The tips tell you about your rights.
This pub tells you when a school has to give your child needed medication. It tells you what medications a school can give to your child. It tells you who can give your child their medication. It gives you other information about giving your child medication at school.