Children in Juvenile Detention Centers are entitled to an IEP

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October 10, 2020

INTRODUCTION

Parents are often surprised to learn that a medical diagnosis of Autism or other Disorder does not automatically entitle a student to special education services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Eligibility for special education...

November 27, 2019

Not every child with learning and thinking differences is eligible for special education services.

If your child has learning and thinking differences—or if you suspect s/he does—you may be eager for the child to receive special education services. To find out if s/he’s...

October 3, 2019

INTRODUCTION

Children may be diagnosed with a disability by a medical provider or by the school district. However, one must understand that being simply diagnosed with a disability is not a guarantee of services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDE...

September 26, 2019

If you are like many parents, you feel anxious and insecure at IEP meetings. What do you know? What can you offer? What should you do? Some parents believe that if they are not educators, they have nothing of value to offer in planning their child’s educational program...

The National Institute of Health (NIH) recognizes Attention Deficit Hyper