Some children may need extra help in school through special education. Special education is for children who have a disability. Schools must follow federal and state laws to decide if
Some children may need extra help in school through special education. Special education is for children who have a disability. Schools must follow federal and state laws to decide if a child is eligible for special education. This module in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Mini Modules Series covers some of the basics of special education: federal and state laws, the definition of important terms (special education, free appropriate public education, least restrictive environment, individualized education program), eligibility, and the special education timeline.
- Participants will be able to identify some special education-related laws.
- Participants will be able to describe some special education terms and timeline.
- Participant will be able to explain how disabilities and need relate to eligibility.
Presenter: Ann Zielke is new to the team at WI FACETS having joined as the Parent Training and Information Center Trainer in November. As a parent who understands firsthand the complexity of navigating the special education system in Wisconsin, she is passionate about the importance of accessible and informative parent education and training. She is a fierce advocate for her daughter and all children with disabilities and she looks forward to serving families across the state with WI FACETS.
(Tuesday) 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm