SPECIAL EDUCATION

Below are several links to help parents in Delaware find the resources they need to help children with special needs. This page will always be a work in progress. If you know of helpful links you would like to see added, feel free to email me at Exceptionaldelaware14@yahoo.com or comment.

504 Plans & Delaware Code: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/infosuites/students_family/specialed/resource.shtml

504 Plans & Manifestation Determination Guidelines for Behavior: http://randychapman.wordpress.com/2011/03/02/remember-that-504-requires-manifestation-determinations-for-students-not-eligible-under-the-idea/

Bullying & Disability Discrimination: http://mcandrewslaw.thelawlinks.com/publications-and-presentations/articles/bullying-in-schools-%e2%80%94-what-parents-can-do-to-protect-their-child-with-a-disability/

Charter School Obligations for IDEA & 504 Plans: http://mcandrewslaw.com/publications-and-presentations/articles/charter-schools-and-cyber-charter-schools-obligations-under-idea-and-section-504/

Delaware Board Of Education Minutes & Digital Audio Recording Links: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/infosuites/ddoe/sbe/meetings/minutes.shtml

Delaware Charter School Office: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/infosuites/schools/charterschools/default.shtml

Delaware Disability Hub (website for transitioning special needs students): http://www.deldhub.com/

Delaware DOE Administrative Complaints for Special Education Decisions: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/infosuites/students_family/specialed/acf.shtml

Delaware DOE Exceptional Children Group (Special Education) Homepage: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/infosuites/students_family/specialed/

Delaware DOE Exceptional Children Group Phone Number List: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/EducationalDirectory/pages/DDOE/WorkGroupStaff.aspx?page=workGroup&WGID=522&BID=4

Delaware DOE Needs Based Funding & Delaware State Code: http://delcode.delaware.gov/title14/c017/index.shtml

Delaware DOE Needs Based Funding Verification Manual: https://www.doe.k12.de.us/infosuites/students_family/specialed/files/FinalNeedsBasedFundingManual.pdf

Delaware DOE School Funding & Grants: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/infosuites/staff/fedstprog/default.shtml

Delaware DOE Special Education Continuous Monitoring Process Homepage: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/infosuites/students_family/specialed/cont_improv/default.shtml

Delaware DOE Special Education Fiscal Monitoring: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/infosuites/students_family/specialed/spedleadershipmeetings.shtml

Delaware DOE Special Education Reports, Forms & Publications: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/infosuites/students_family/specialed/Rep_Forms_Pub/default.shtml

Delaware Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) Procedures: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/foia.shtml

Delaware Legislature Home Page: http://legis.delaware.gov/

Delaware Online Checkbook: http://profiles.doe.k12.de.us/SchoolProfiles/State/Default.aspx

Delaware Public Meeting Calendar (Board Of Education, Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens): http://egov.delaware.gov/pmc/

Delaware Public School Educator Search (DEEDS): https://deeds.doe.k12.de.us/public/deeds_pc_findeducator.aspx

Delaware School Profile Homepage: http://profiles.doe.k12.de.us/SchoolProfiles/State/Default.aspx

Delaware Special Education Due Process Hearings Results: http://www.doe.k12.de.us/infosuites/students_family/specialed/dphd.shtml

Discipline Of Special Education Students: http://mcandrewslaw.com/publications-and-presentations/articles/discipline-of-special-education-students/

Functional Behavior Assessments: http://mcandrewslaw.thelawlinks.com/publications-and-presentations/articles/functional-behavior-assessments/

Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens: http://www.gacec.delaware.gov/

Homebound Instruction Regulation under Delaware State Code: http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title14/900/930.shtml

IDEA Statutes and Regulations: http://www.wrightslaw.com/idea/law.htm

IDEA Federal Website: http://idea.ed.gov/explore/home

Independent Educational Evaluation: http://mcandrewslaw.thelawlinks.com/publications-and-presentations/articles/independent-educational-evaluations-for-special-needs-students/

Interagency Collaboration Team Annual Reports (scroll down to middle of page): http://www.doe.k12.de.us/infosuites/students_family/specialed/Rep_Forms_Pub/default.shtml

Least Restrictive Environment: http://mcandrewslaw.thelawlinks.com/publications-and-presentations/articles/programming-for-children-with-social-emotional-and-behavioral-needs-in-the-least-restrictive-environment/

McAndrews Law Firm (Special Education Attorneys-Delaware): http://mcandrewslaw.com/

Medical Evaluations & IDEA Law: http://mcandrewslaw.thelawlinks.com/publications-and-presentations/articles/school-districts-obligation-to-provide-medical-evaluations/

“My kid is too smart and his IEP was denied”: http://mcandrewslaw.thelawlinks.com/publications-and-presentations/articles/when-to-use-the-general-ability-index-in-assessing-eligibility-of-special-education-students/

National Institute Of Health Funding for Research, Condition, & Disease Categories: http://report.nih.gov/categorical_spending.aspx

Positive Behavior Support: http://mcandrewslaw.thelawlinks.com/publications-and-presentations/articles/school-districts-obligations-to-implement-positive-behavior-support-and-prohibition-of-aversive-techniques-for-special-education-students/

Preparing For The Next School Year: http://mcandrewslaw.thelawlinks.com/publications-and-presentations/articles/time-to-prepare-for-next-school-year/

Procedural Safeguards For Parents & Children in Delaware State Code: http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title14/900/926.shtml

School To Prison Pipeline Information from The American Civil Liberties Union: https://www.aclu.org/school-prison-pipeline

Sensory Processing Disorder & Occupational Therapy: http://mcandrewslaw.com/publications-and-presentations/articles/occupational-therapy-for-sensory-needs/

Social Skills Deficits: http://mcandrewslaw.thelawlinks.com/publications-and-presentations/articles/social-skills-deficits-in-students-with-aspergers-can-be-addressed/

Tourette’s Syndrome Association of Delaware: http://tourettedelaware.org/

United States Department of Education Toolkit on Teaching & Assessing Students with Disabilities: https://www.osepideasthatwork.org/toolkit/tk_descision_c.asp

Wrightslaw Home Page (Excellent resource for understanding special education law): http://www.wrightslaw.com/

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One thought on “SPECIAL EDUCATION

  1. This is a comprehensive catalogue of useful information for parents of special learners! We need something like it here in Florida! It’s great for parents to be able to find such an assortment of resources all in one place.
    Thanks!

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