Learn about the special education process and your role as a parent in this process.
One way a child’s teacher can help families feel more at ease and make the first IEP meeting as successful as possible is to provide families with a handout that defines IEP terminology and acronyms.
If you wish to request an evaluation for your child, you must send a written request to the child’s principal or local special education administrator. If you need assistance writing a request for evaluation for your child, Maryland Learning Links has drafted a template for your reference.
Marcella E. Franczkowski, Assistant State Superintendent for the Division of Special Education and Early Intervention Services at the Maryland State Department of Education, presented the opening guest speech at Garrett County Public Schools’ third annual “We C.A.R.E” event on April 5.
At this year’s Family Engagement Summit, Maryland educators and child care professionals learned about the importance of supporting families and their children’s education from a young age, especially with the increased use of technology and changing dynamics of families.
These training resources are good opportunities for parents and providers to share information and learn from experts in the Early Learning field.
Here are some resources that we’ve found useful and that can help you learn more about community and family engagement.
These videos were created to help early intervention service providers develop a deeper understanding of the importance of the following in relation to the integrated COS/IFSP Process
All about Autism Waivers and how to meet the criteria to receive one.