Information provided by the USOE on Section 504 of the ADA.
Information specific to Utah Special Education services may be found in this section of the USOE website.
Article published by the Utah Parent Center. Just one of several publications about 504 Plans and IEPs available on their website.
A list of common classroom accommodations with respect to reading, spelling, testing, homework and more.
Excellent visual chart of the process provided by Understood.org.
Excellent article for teachers & parents! Early identification & intervention isn’t just a good idea – it’s a legal requirement under IDEA. “Child find” is a bedrock principle under IDEA. It requires the states to ensure that all children with disabilities who reside or attend private school within the state be “identified, located, and evaluated” to determine their need for special education and related services.
This post was created from a Learning Ally-Parent Chat Facebook discussion.
This is an excellent webinar produced by Learning Ally featuring Kelli Sandman-Hurley and Tracey Block-Zaretsky of the Dyslexia Training Institute. The focus is”helping parents ensure that their child’s Individual Education Plan (IEP) is optimized for success.”
“The new regulation guide and letter to school districts address problematic policies which have required students and their families to undergo repeated costly testing for documentation of dyslexia, dysgraphia,dyscalculia, and other LDs. “
An expert and parent advocate explains how to request an evaluation and start the process of getting a 504 or Individualized Education Program. Video provided by Understood.org.
Written by Dr. Kelli Sandman-Hurley of The Dyslexia Training Institute. Excerpt: Parents have asked me, how important are the goals anyway? Remember: needs drive goals and goals drive services.
Published by The Dyslexia Training Institute. Excerpt: You’re handed the testing and the IEP and as your flip through it, you notice that it states. “child does not qualify for services at this time.”