Special Education Program
Legal Aid Center staff will be providing periodic trainings on special education law and how to use the law to advocate for children with disabilities. 2013 dates coming soon! Please click on link below for details about each training.
Special Education Laws and Practices
Under special education law, schools and school districts are responsible for:
• Identifying children with suspected disabilities;
• Evaluating children with suspected disabilities to determine if they need special education services;
• Providing supports for children eligible for special education services in the child’s least restrictive environment/educational placement; and
• Providing a free and appropriate public education (FAPE) to children with disabilities
Special Education and Your Child Brochure
Click here to view our Special Education brochure.
Special Education brochure in Spanish.
Physical Discipline Against A Child with a Disability
Click here for information on the legality of this behavior.
APPRISE: Actions, Policies, Procedures and Regulations in Special Education
For information on our Educational Surrogate Parent Program, click here.