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Category Archives: Special Education

Stay Put Rights & Special Education Law

Stay Put Rights & Special Education Law

What are “Stay Put” Rights? Stay Put rights are something every parent whose child is receiving special education services should know about. If you disagree with changes the school wants to make to your child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP), you can prevent the changes by invoking your child’s stay put rights, which means your child … Continue reading Stay Put Rights & Special Education Law

NJ Approved Private Schools for Students with Disabilities

NJ Approved Private Schools for Students with Disabilities

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that a full continuum of placements be available to meet the needs of students eligible for special education and related services. While all children must be considered for placement in the general education setting, not all students are able to remain in the general education setting for … Continue reading NJ Approved Private Schools for Students with Disabilities

Special Education Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations

Special Education Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations

The ABCs of IEPs – special education acronyms, initialisms, & abbreviations Acronyms, initialisms, and abbreviations . . . it can all be a bit confusing. In the world of special education there are a lot of acronyms, initialisms, and abbreviations that are important to know, if for no other reason than to keep up with … Continue reading Special Education Acronyms, Initialisms & Abbreviations

Independent Educational Evaluation

Independent Educational Evaluation

Special education is governed by both federal and state Law. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is the federal law that promises qualified children with disabilities a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE).  Accurate and appropriate evaluations are a driving force behind the IDEA. Children receive public evaluations and reevaluations to determine eligibility and their … Continue reading Independent Educational Evaluation