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Author Laviano, Jennifer, author.

Title Your special education rights : what your school district isn't telling you / Jennifer Laviano and Julie Swanson.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2017]


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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    344.7307 LAV    Available
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Description xix, 204 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-195) and index.
Contents Introduction : the one/two punch -- What your school district won't tell you -- Your special education director may not know who you are -- Who's chairing the meeting anyway? -- They care about money, a lot -- Teachers need to eat, too -- The tension between regular and special education -- Other parents are complaining about your kid -- The meeting before the meeting -- The teacher needs help but nobody wants to say so -- The least trained person and the most complex children -- Why they care about which label they give your child -- The perils of doing nothing: lessons from Sandy Hook -- You have rights -- The right to ask for an evaluation for services -- The right to a second opinion -- Counseling and training are not just for kids -- Discrimination, retaliation, intimidation, oh my! -- Procedural safeguards -- You shouldn't have to pay for that -- Can you observe your child in school? -- Scheduling IEP meetings -- Special education urban legends exposed -- Getting ready for primetime : transition to adulthood -- Demystify the paperwork -- We have a form for that! -- Bring your A game -- Know the players -- Toothless IEP language -- Little understood IEP essentials -- Finding your advocacy style -- Best kept secrets.
Summary "The authors, Jennifer Laviano and Julie Swanson, detail a strong, practical, and results oriented perspective that helps parents cut through the fog of special education to get the services their children deserve." --
Subject Special education -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Parents of children with disabilities -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Added Author Swanson, Julie D, author.
ISBN 9781510719392 (hardback)
1510719393 (hardback)

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