Special Education Procedures Manual and Resources

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1.     Introduction

2.     Child Find

3.     Referral

4.     IEP Assessment (Supplemental Supports Info.)

5.     Individualized Education Program (IEP)

6.     Interim Placement

7.     English Learners

8.     Related Service (APE, AT, Nursing, Music, OT, PT, SPHS, SLI, IEE, Vision Therapy, MHRS) 

9.     Least Restrictive Environment

10.   Placement Options (Service Delivery Options)

11.    Transportation Guidelines for Special Education

12.   Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE)(Preschool)

13.   Parentally Placed Private School Students  (PPPSS)

14.   Positive Behavior Supports

15.   Manifestation Determination

16.   Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE)

17.   Case Manager Responsibilities

18.   Procedural Safeguards

19.   Timelines

20.   Student Records

21.   SEAS - Electronic IEP System

22.   Paraeducators

23.   Juvenile Court and Community Schools (JCCS)

24.    Section 504

25.   Graduation Requirements and Summary of Performance

26.   Services Available for Parents

27.   People First Language

28.   Withdrawal From Special Education

29.   Extended School Year (ESY)

30.   Compensatory Education and Settlement of Disputes

32.   Interpreting and Translation Services

33.   Standards Based IEP Goals **

34.   Transition Plan and Services **

35.   Articulation **

36.   Charter Schools **

37.   Due Process and Compliance Complaints

38.   Emergency Response Procedures **

39.   Special Education Programs (TRACE, Riley, STARS)**

40.   Non Public Schools (NPS) and Non Public Agencies (NPA)

41.   Low Incidence and Medically and Physically Challenged (MPC)

42.   Auditory Books for Students with Disabilities

43.   State Testing and Accountability **

44.   Mental Health Related Services (MHRS)

45.   Prior Written Notice (PWN)

46.   Curriculum and (Moderate/Severe Documents)**

47.   Service Provider Logs **

48.   Blank

49.   School Attendance Review Board - (SARB) **

50.   Surrogate Parents **

Abbreviation and Acronyms