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Parental Rights – Prior Written Notice

Everything must be replied to you in writing prior to any changes or evaluations or placements are made with your child and it must be in your native language. The school can refuse an evaluation you request if they do not believe it is… Continue Reading “Parental Rights – Prior Written Notice”

Parental Rights – Consent: Withdraw Consent

You may withdraw consent for all or part of the services or withdraw consent for the Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) at any time, as long as you do so in writing. The school cannot force you to accept the IEP as an all-or-nothing document.… Continue Reading “Parental Rights – Consent: Withdraw Consent”

Parental Rights – Confidentiality

Parents have the right to examine their child’s records, per Sec. 300.613 of IDEA. Therefore, you can review any of your child’s records “collected, maintained or used by the agency”. The time frame to obtain these records is unclear, but must be without unnecessary… Continue Reading “Parental Rights – Confidentiality”

Parental Rights – Consent: Consent for Services

Consent for Services is covered in IDEA Section 300.300(b) In order for your child to receive services, you must provide informed consent prior to services beginning. This means that the school or agency must explain what those services are and why your child is… Continue Reading “Parental Rights – Consent: Consent for Services”

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Wake County Academic Communication

Parental Rights – Consent: Consent for Reevaluation

You have the right to ask for a reevaluation as part of IDEA Sec. 300.300 (c) This is similar to the initial consent. Children identified with special needs will require reevaluation at various points. The school/agency must reach out to you and make a… Continue Reading “Parental Rights – Consent: Consent for Reevaluation”

Parental Rights – Consent: Consent for Initial Evaluation

You must give your permission before the Local Educational Agency (LEA) can do any type of individual testing or evaluation with your child. However, this does not include situations where all children within the school are being tested or evaluated. Following testing, you have… Continue Reading “Parental Rights – Consent: Consent for Initial Evaluation”

Introduction

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