Category: Child Well-being

Cover of A Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education. Special Education Procedural Safeguards Notice April 2017 Ohio Department of Education

Ohio’s Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education (Available in 13 languages)

This guide by the Ohio Department of Education can help parents and caregivers understand your rights and your child’s rights according to Federal law (I.D.E.A.) and the Ohio Operating Standards regarding special education supports...

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How can I become a surrogate parent to support and advocate for a child’s special education needs in Ohio?

What is a Surrogate Parent? Surrogate parents are an important resource for many students. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) says that children with disabilities who do not have parents available to advocate for them in the special education...