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A Family's Guide to Student-Directed IEPs Is your child's voice heard at their meeting? Did they help create a goal for their IEP? Learn more about working with the school district to help your child learn how to advocate for themselves.
AFC's Guide To Section 504 As the parent of a child in a NYC public school, you may be familiar with the special education system. Children with disabilities can also get services and accommodations through a federal law called “Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973,” or “Section 504.” This law can be especially helpful to you and your child if your child has a disability and: 1. Does not qualify for special education services. 2. You do not want to go through the special education system to get services or accommodations for your child. 3. Your child requires additional supports or services that are not provided through the special education system.
A Complete Guide to ADHD This ADHD guide offers parents the information you need to understand the behaviors associated with the attention disorder to help you make effective decisions for your child about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
A Parent's Guide: Special Education in New York State for Children Ages 3-21 Information for parents, guardians and other family members about laws, regulations and policies affecting special education programs and services. However, these protections, rights and opportunities will best help students reach their full potential when parents, families and schools work collaboratively. Setting high expectations for students and high standards for programs will provide the greatest opportunities for a successful adult life.