IDEA WEBSITE --NEW JUNE 2017
United States Department of Education’s Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) website, which brings together IDEA information and resources from the Department and our grantees.
Building the Legacy: IDEA 2004:
Information about IDEA 2004 provided by the U.S. Department of Education.
Consortium for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE):
CADRE encourages the use of mediation and other collaborative strategies to resolve disagreements about special education and early intervention programs.
DISABILITY RELATED EDUCATION LAWS
Understanding ADA, Section 504, IDEA and IEP
DISABILITY RIGHTS OHIO
Read more about eligibility for Disability Rights Ohio services.
Intake hours are weekdays (except holidays) from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4 p.m.
Voice: 614-466-7264 or 1-800-282-9181 (toll-free in Ohio only)
TTY: 614-728-2553 or 1-800-858-3542 (toll-free in Ohio only)
Our mailing address is:
Disability Rights Ohio
Attn: Intake Department
50 W. Broad Street, Suite 1400
Columbus, OH 43215-5923
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Do you need help getting the IEP services your child needs? Parents of children with disabilities living in Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Pickaway or Union counties. Cited from Facebook Sept 13, 2015 Read more about eligibility for Disability Rights Ohio services. intake hours are weekdays (except holidays) from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4 p.m. Voice: 614-466-7264 or 1-800-282-9181 (toll-free in Ohio only) TTY: 614-728-2553 or 1-800-858-3542 (toll-free in Ohio only)
The Office for Civil Rights issued guidance clarifying school districts' existing legal obligations to provide equal access to extracurricular athletic activities to students with disabilities. In addition to explaining those legal obligations, the guidance urges school districts to work with community organizations to increase athletic opportunities for students with disabilities, such as opportunities outside of the existing extracurricular athletic program.
Ohio Statewide Assessment Program Rules Book:
This document includes topics related to students with disabilities, such as participation, exemptions, accommodations and alternate assessments.
Operating Standards and Guidance:
These standards provide a framework for Ohio's schools to provide children with disabilities with the best conditions for learning.
OSEP Letter - Highly Mobile Children:
The U.S. Department of Education issued a Dear Colleague letter about ensuring a high-quality education for highly mobile children. The letter provides guidance and resources that families and professionals may find useful in ensuring that highly mobile children with disabilities receive services designed to meet their unique needs in a timely manner. Read the letter: Department of Education Dear Colleague Letter
guidance letter for serving students with ADHD
Special Education Guide:
Provides information on the challenges parents and teachers of children with disabilities face, such as establishing a parent-teacher partnership, collaborating on an IEP, and more. The site also offers a teacher certification section with guides to the certification process and requirements in each state.
Supreme Court Decision on Parent's Private Placement:
Wrightslaw review the oral arguments in the Tom F. case involving reimbursement for a parent initiated placement of a student with learning disabilities.
Technical Assistance Center-a national K-8 center that provides academic and behavioral support to promote the learning and academic achievement of all students, including students with disabilities and those with the most extensive needs
Information and resources for parents on legal and educational issues that pertain to special education.
IDEA - Reauthorized Statute: