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- OCFSD Resources
- Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Resources
- IEP Meeting Resources
- New Panel
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Resources
Special Education in Plain Language - A User-Friendly Handbook on Special Education Laws, Policies and Practices in Wisconsin. Collaboratively developed and reviewed by Wisconsin Parents, Advocacy Organizations, School and Special Education Administrators, General and Special Educators, Service Providers, Union Members, Special Education Attorneys, and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
Special Education Rights for Parents & Families - The following procedural safeguards notice is based on a model developed by the United States Department of Education, with adaptations for use by Wisconsin School districts and other local education agencies.
IEP Meeting Resources
Special Education - A Guide for Parents - This handout provides answers to some frequently asked questions in order to help parents understand the basic procedures of the special education system.
Questions to Ask Before the IEP Meeting - Helpful document to assist parents prior to and during your child's IEP meeting.
IEP Team Meetings: A Guide to Participation for Parents - The linked guide provides an introduction to the IEP process so you will have an idea of what to expect, feel more comfortable in the meeting, and be better able to advocate for your child’s (or your own) educational needs.
IEP Checklist - A comprehensive guide for parents with regard to how to prepare for an IEP meeting, what questions to ask, how to follow-up, etc.