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CANCELLED: Your Rights in Special Education: What students and families need to know

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For students with disabilities and their families, the special education system can feel like a maze! An alphabet soup of acronyms, pages and pages of data and evaluations, and frequent IEP team meetings often leave families confused. If you are already receiving special education supports and services or if you are wondering if special education might be a good fit for you, Disability Rights Iowa will provide you with basic information about your rights.

Topics will include the initial evaluation process, IEP team basics, “transition planning” for high school students, student rights during discipline, the rights of English Language Learners with disabilities, and more. 

This program will be offered online via Zoom. When you register, you will receive login information to attend. If you are new to Zoom, click here for the library's instructions and tips. Si prefieres asistir a este evento en español, inscríbete para el 26 de octubre.

About the speakers: Disability Rights Iowa is a non-profit law center that provides free, legal advocacy for individuals with disabilities and their families across the state of Iowa. 



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