Parents, does your child have a low-incidence disability, e.g., hearing loss, blind or visual impairments, deaf-blindness, traumatic brain injury, intellectual disability, or complex communication needs? Qualified parents may apply for a scholarship to attend this event—in person or virtually. Click HERE for conference details, then click, “Information for Parents” to learn about scholarship opportunities. Parents who work in non-exempt educational positions are welcome to apply. Application deadline is 10/28/22.
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MEET THE IEP TEAM MEMBERS!
Are you familiar with the members on an IEP team? Let’s introduce you! Each week, we will share short, informational videos highlighting the different roles on the IEP team.
This first video helps students, families, and educators understand how a Behavior Specialist can contribute to an IEP team. Watch now at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMRirMzg7AY...
This video can help students, families, and educators understand how an Educational Audiologist can contribute to an IEP team and is part of the IEP Team Member Introduction Series. Watch now at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oxqnpiw7fL4...
On July 19, 2022, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released new guidance on the discipline of students with disabilities. The main takeaway is that students with disabilities must follow school discipline policies, but discipline must be administered in a fair and nondiscriminatory manner.
See Guidance Documents: Guide for Stakeholders, Fact Sheet, Q&A Document, Letter from the U.S. D.O.E. Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
Family Guides for Learning at Home Guías Familiares para aprendiendo en casa
Resources for Secondary Transition: