Special Education

As the parent of a child who has a special need, you strive to provide your child with the best in biomedical and traditional therapies so that your child will have every opportunity to improve and develop.  Another important component in your child’s development is their academic education. To a large degree, parents depend on the expertise of the local public school system.  In the United States of America every child has the right to a free and appropriate education according to the law through the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act).  

The links provided in this section will help you learn about the IEP process, what services are really available to your child through the public school system according to the law and how to attain an appropriate education for your child.  

NICHCY (National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities)
Special Education Law Blogs 
The Wrightslaw Way to Special Education Law & Advocacy 

Disclaimer:  The information contained on this website should not be considered the opinion nor the recommendation of Beyond the Limits, An Autism Resource Connection.  Some of the information on this website is gathered from a variety of internet sources.