Resources

Advocacy Briefs

 

Child Requiring Assistance (CRA)

Compensatory Services

Draft IEPs

Effective Progress

 

Filing a State Complaint

 

IEP vs 504 Plan

 

IEP Delivery Timelines

Independent Evaluations

Independent Evaluations in Areas Not Assessed by District

 

Medical vs Educational Model

Out of District Placement

School Program Observation

Staff Credentials

Stay Put

Too Smart for Special Education?

Transportation for ESY Services

 

 

Form Letters 

 

Incorporate by Reference

 

Independent Evaluation Request (Federal)

 

Independent Evaluation Request (State: Massachusetts)

 

Initial Evaluation Request (State: Massachusetts)

 

Massachusetts Public Records Request

 

Massachusetts Student Records Request

 

Recruitment Opt Out Letter

 

Request for Staff Credentials (State: Massachusetts)

 

Transition Assessment Request

 

 

Regulations

28 CFR Part 35  Americans with Disabilities Act, As Amended 2008

 

34 CFR Part 300  Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

 

34 CFR Part 104  Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

 

101 CMR 330  Massachusetts Rates for Team Evaluation Services

 

603 CMR 23   Massachusetts Student Records Regulations

 

603 CMR 28   Massachusetts Special Education Regulations

 

603 CMR 46   Massachusetts Prevention of Physical Restraint and Requirements If Used

 

603 CMR 49   Massachusetts Notification of Bullying and Retaliation

 

603 CMR 53  Massachusetts Student Discipline Regulations

 
Links

Council of Parents Attorneys and Advocates

Disability Law Center Massachusetts

 

Massachusetts Advocates for Children

 

Massachusetts Association of Approved Private Schools

 

Massachusetts Bureau of Special Education Appeals

 

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

 

Massachusetts Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee

 

USDE Office for Civil Rights


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