Special Education Handbook
 


10 Basic Steps in Special Education
This information identifies the process by which children are identified as having a disability and in need of special education and related services.
Publication Date: 2010
Publisher: National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

ADA Requirements: Testing Accommodations 
This Guidance Document discusses the obligation of testing entities, both private and public, to ensure that the test scores of individuals with disabilities accurately reflect the individual's aptitude, achievement, or the skill that the exam purports to measure, rather than his or her disability.
Publication Date: 2015
Publisher: U.S. Department of Justice

An Administratorís Guide to Special Education: An Overview of the History and Requirements of Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
This power point accompanies The Special Education Handbook: An Overview of the History and Requirements of Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Authors: Kacey Gregson and Shannon Chavez
Publication Date: September 2012
Publisher: Arizona Department of Education

Determining When a Student Requires Paraeducator Support
This article outlines the rationale for developing the process and then describes the formal, decision-making model, its benefits, and its effects.
Authors: Patricia H. Mueller and Francis V. Murphy
Publication Date: 2001
Publisher: TEACHING Exceptional Children


Procedural Safeguards Under the IDEA
This power point accompanies The Special Education Handbook: Procedural Safeguards Under the IDEA.
Authors: Kacey Gregson and Shannon Chavez
Publication Date: September 2012
Publisher: Arizona Department of Education

The Special Education Handbook: A Brief Overview of the History and Requirements of Part B of the IDEA
This handbook provides an explanation of federal and state special education requirements in a readable and accessible format that includes relevant citations. 
Authors: Kacey Gregson and Shannon Chavez
Publication Date: September 2012
Publisher: Arizona Department of Education

Why Do Professionals Refer Parents of Children with Disabilities to Raising Special Kids?
Raising Special Kids, Arizonaís Parent Training and Information Center, provides free support, training, information and individual assistance so families can become effective advocates for their children. Information includes how to refer a family, what to expect after a referral, and training opportunities.
Publisher: Raising Special Kids

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