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(R) List of Internet Resources

(R) List of Internet Resources

Chapter 1 – Information on Basic Rights and Responsibilities

Families and Advocates Partnership for Education www.fapeonline.org

Learning Disabilities of Association of America (LDA) – http://www.ldaamerica.org

LD Online – Understanding the IEP Process – www.ldonline.org/article/Understanding_the_IEP_process

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities – Services for Preschoolers with Disabilities – www.nichcy.org/EDUCATECHILDREN/CHILDREN3-5/Pages/default.aspx

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities – The Due Process Complaint – www.nichcy.org/EducateChildren/disputes/Pages/dueprocesscomplaint.aspx

Wrightslaw – Inclusion, Least Restrictive Environment (LRE), Mainstreaming – www.wrightslaw.com/info/lre.index.htm

Wrightslaw – Who is Eligible for Protections Under 504…But not Under IDEA – www.wrightslaw.com/info/sec504.who.protect.htm

Chapter 2 – Information on Evaluation/Assessments

PEER Information Brief – Section 504, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Education Reform – www.fcsn.org/peer/ess/504ib.html

Great Schools – Special education evaluation: An overview – www.greatschools.org

Helium – Steps in seeking a special education assessment from your child’s school – www.helium.com/items/1012237-steps-in-seeking-a-specialeducation-assessment-from-your-childs-school

Chapter 3 – Information on Eligibility Criteria

Learning Disabilities Association of America – Eligibility: Determining Whether a Child is Eligible for Special Education Services – www.ldanatl.org/aboutld/parents/special_ed/eligibility.asp

Eligibility under IDEA for Other Health Impaired Children – www.sog.unc.edu/pubs/electronicversions/slb/slbsum02/article2.pdf

Chapter 4 – Information on IEP Process

Bright Futures Tool for Families – Individualized Education Program (IEP) Meeting Checklist – www.brightfutures.org/mentalhealth/pdf/families/mc/iep.pdf

CARSPlus – The Organization for Special Education – www.carsplus.org

The IEP Team Leaders – www.concordspedpac.org/TeamMembers.html

LD Online – IEP: The Process – www.ldonline.org/article/6277

Raven’s Guide to Special Education – www.seformmatrix.com/raven/raven4.htm

Chapter 5 – Information on Related Services

Families and Advocates Partnership for Education – Facts-On-Hand Related Services – www.fape.org/pubs/fape-33.pdf

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction – Special Education in Plain Language – www.specialed.us/pl-07/pl07-bd.html

Chapter 6 – Information on Due Process/Compliance Procedures

California Department of Education – Special Education Dispute Resolution Process – www.cde.ca.gov/ls/cs/k3/dispute.asp

The National Center on Dispute Resolution in Special Education – www.directionservice.org/cadre

A Guide for California Parents – www.dredf.org/special_education/dueprocess.pdf

U.S. Department of Education – OCR Office of Civil Rights Overview – www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/index.html

U.S. Department of Education – OCR Case Processing Manual (CPM) – www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/ocrcpm.html#I_3

U.S. Department of Education – OCR Complaint Processing Procedures www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/complaints-how.html

U.S. Department of Education – Questions & Answers on OCR’s

Complaint Process – www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/qa-complaints.html

Office of Administrative Hearings – www.oah.dgs.ca.gov

The Basic Special Education Process – www.law.stanford.edu/program/clinics/youtheducation/pdf/basic/special ed process.pdf

Chapter 9 – Information on Interagency Services (AB 3632)

California Department of Education – Announcements & Current Issues www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/ac/

Chapter 10 – Information on Transition Services, Including Vocational Education

California Department of Education – Announcements & Current Issues www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/ac/

Chapter 11 – Information on District-Wide Assessments / Graduation Requirements

The Act – Services for Students with Disabilities – www.act.org/aap/disab/

California Department of Education – CMA Participation Criteria and Definition of Terms – www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sr/participcriteria.asp

California Department of Education – Algebra/Graduation Requirement – www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/fp/algebra1.asp

California Department of Education – Exemption for Eligible Students with Disabilities – www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/cahseefaqexempt.asp

California Department of Education – Assembly Bill 347 Questions & Answers – www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/ab347qa.asp

College Board – Students with Disabilities – www.collegeboard.com/ssd

Chapter 14 – Information on the Rights of Students with Significant Health Conditions

Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund – Diabetes Care in California Public Schools www.dredf.org/diabetes

National Web Resources

United States Senate – http://www.senate.gov/

The White House – http://www.whitehouse.gov/

U.S. Department of Education – http://www.ed.gov/

United States House of Representatives – http://www.house.gov

PACER Center – http://www.pacer.org/

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (Spanish) –  http://nichcy.org/espanol/publicaciones/temasaz

Autism Speaks – http://www.autismspeaks.org/

Autism Society – http://www.autism-society.org/

California Web Resources

Community Alliance for Special Education (CASE) – http://www.caseadvocacy.org

Disability Rights California – http://www.disabilityrightsca.org

California Department of Education – Special Education Director’s Official Letters – http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/lr/ofclmem.asp

California Department of Education – Clearinghouse of Multilingual Documents(CMD) – http://inet2.cde.ca.gov/cmd/translatedparentaldoc.aspx?docid=759-768

California Department of Education – NPS/A Certification Applications http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/ds/npsacrtapp.asp

California Department of Education – http://www.cde.ca.gov/index.asp

California Department of Education – Special Education – http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/

California Statutes – http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/statute.html

California State Assembly – http://www.assembly.ca.gov/defaulttext.asp

California State Senate – http://senate.ca.gov/

California Law – http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/calaw.html