Is Your Child Eligible for Special Education Services?
The Pennsylvania Parent Guide to Special Education for School Age Children from the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
Chapter One: focuses on how a child’s need for special education is determined
Chapter Two: explains how a special education program (that is, an Individualized Education Program) is developed and the kinds of information it must include.
Chapter Three: deals with the responsibilities that a school district has to a child who is eligible for special education services and the child’s parents.
Chapter Four: outlines the options parents have if they disagree with school personnel about their child’s education program
This guide has been updated to reflect the new July 2008 Chapter 14 regulations.