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12/2/2013

Military Families of Children with Special Needs

Video for Military Families of Children with Special Needs

Wrightslaw has created a video for military families who either have children with special needs, people who work with military families, and non-military families who find themselves having to move to another school district.  Learn more about what your child is entitled to and the differences between the DOD Instructions and IDEA 2004.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulrzR4o02Vc&feature=youtu.be 

IDEA Requirements When Military Children Move 

OSEP guidance to school districts to ensure that military children receive required special education and related services: 

1. Highly mobile children should have timely and expedited evaluations and eligibility determinations.

2. Comparable services include services during the summer, such as Extended School Year (ESY) services.

http://www2.ed.gov/policy/speced/guid/idea/memosdcltrs/12-0392dclhighlymobile.pdf 

 

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