The more you learn about special education, the more effective you will be at successfully navigating the system. This toolkit is designed to provide you with the basics of special education and the resources to know where to learn more!
Basics of Special Education – This PIC power point presentation provides a brief overview of five important steps in the special education process.
NICHCY - Includes a broad and extensive range of information about special education, disabilities and disability related issues.
Disability Scoop - Source for up-to-date news and information about education, health and behavior, life and politics related to developmental disabilities.
Center for Parent Information and Resources -- Links to a variety of topics related to special education.
Delaware Department of Education/Exceptional Children Group - Information about state regulations and responsibilities for overseeing special education in Delaware.
Webinar on the Smarter Balanced Assessment -- This webinar discusses the new state test and accommodations for students with disabilities.
Educational Evaluations: Is your child eligible for special education and related services?
Parents Are the Key - This user-friendly booklet, developed for parents and caregivers, provides a thorough overview of the special education process from eligibility to procedural safeguards.
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