When children have learning problems, their parents are usually the first to notice that something is just not right. Teachers often notice a child having trouble in their class. And when they notice, they want reliable information so they can help their students.
Getting Started Overview
Stories, memories, anecdotes … drawings, photographs, paintings. Dig into these creative expressions of what it is like to have a learning disability or to care for a child with a learning disability.
Read and Share Your Stories
The special education process under IDEA is designed to ensure that each individual child’s needs are carefully considered and addressed. Learn ten steps in the special education process, from evaluation to reviewing student progress.
From annual goals to special education services, there are certain categories of information required by law to be included in a student’s Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
Parents and teachers as well as other professionals are required by law to be involved in writing a student’s IEP. Find out about the members of an IEP team and the roles they play.