IEP 10: Parent Rights in the IEP Process

IEP 10: Parent Rights in the IEP Process

13dec12:00 pm1:00 pmIEP 10: Parent Rights in the IEP ProcessMore Information12:00 pm - 1:00 pm(GMT-06:00)

Event Details

Both state and federal special education laws give parents certain rights, called Procedural Safeguards, that are designed to protect the rights of parents and their child with a disability.  This module of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Series includes: the purpose and contents of the Procedural Safeguards Notice, understandable language, when a parent must receive this Notice, confidentiality, prior written notice, parental consent, and options for resolving disputes that may arise.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to describe the purpose of the Procedural Safeguards Notice.
  • Participants will be able to relate when written notices and parent consent are required.
  • Participants will be able to recognize the dispute resolution options found in the Procedural Safeguards Notice.

Presenter: Bonnie Vander Meulen is WI FACETS’ Training Coordinator. Also, she is a licensed professional counselor with more than 40 years of counseling experience. She has worked extensively with students and families on all levels of the educational spectrum. She has previously served as the technical advisor for a Medicaid Infrastructure Grant through Pathways to Independence entitled Employment of Persons with Disabilities in Professional Positions. Previously, Bonnie completed her responsibilities as the primary facilitator for a Dept. of Education grant at the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater’s Center for Students with Disabilities. The mother of a young adult with multiple disabilities, Bonnie advocates for children with special needs.


December 13, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm(GMT-05:00)

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