Below is a guide to answer questions that you may have as you and your student navigate the school system. It covers enrollment, discipline, bullying, harassment, discrimination, and special education. The guide answers many of the questions that you may have as you navigate the school system, as well as discusses the rights that you and your student have in different situations that may arise.
An overview of the variety of free programs available for special needs children age 0-18, including special education programs under IDEA for pre-school and school aged children, as well as benefits available through Social Security.
SCLS attorney, Heather Faulkner, tells you everything you need to know about school expulsions.
Specifically, she talks about your rights during school suspensions and expulsions.
Attorney D. Elliott Tait discusses the differences between an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and a 504 plan.
Which plan does your student qualify for?
What services and resources does each plan provide?
Find our which plan is right for your student in this video!
This classroom, provides and overview of education rights and options that are available to students and their parents or guardians to address individual education needs. A detailed written guide and videos detail your rights and explain how to navigate the education system.
Watch this short introduction video to start learning about the options available to you.