Questions Often Asked by Parents About Special Education (Links updated, April 2017) (English and Spanish) (Center for Parent Information & Resources, CPIR)


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If You Want to Know…

  • How to have your child evaluated (at no cost to you) to see why he or she is having difficulty in school
  • What the evaluation process involves and how you can contribute to it
  • How special education can support your child’s learning, if he or she is found eligible for services
  • How your child’s eligibility is determined and your right to participate in making that decision
  • What happens next, if your child is found eligible
  • Hint: It involves writing an individualized education program, or IEP, for your child…


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