Can my child with a disability be suspended?

Many parents are surprised to learn their child with a disability can be suspended for violations to the code of conduct.  However, there are certain steps that must be taken to ensure a student with a disability is not continuously suspended for behaviors which may be related to his/her disability or a result of their IEP not being implemented properly.  This fact sheet gives an overview of the disciplinary process when a student with a disability has been suspended, including information about manifestation determination meetings.

Discipline & Students with Disabilties
Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP)

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