Involving Your Child in the IEP Process (PDF Format)

Involving Your Child in the IEP

This handout provides many ways to involve your child in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process.

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What Works Portfolio (PDF Format)

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What Works Portfolio

The “What Works Portfolio” is a collection of strategies and ideas to share with your child’s Committee on Special Education (CSE) team at the Annual Review meeting; a tool for sharing strategies with the new team as your child enters a new grade with a new teacher; and problem solving when challenges arise.

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Guide to Effectively Resolving Your Concerns (PDF Format)

This is a handy checklist to work effectively with your school to effectively resolve your concerns.

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SUPAC Tools & Tips: Building Effective Relationships with Your Child’s School (PDF Format)

SUPAC Tools & Tips: Building Effective Relationships with Your Child’s School
SUPAC Tools & Tips: Building Effective Relationships with Your Child’s School

“SUPAC Tools & Tips” are designed to provide parents and caregivers with advice on special education topics and promote parent involvement. If you have a topic you would like to see covered in our newsletter or would like to receive an electronic or hard copy please contact us by email supac@syr.edu or phone 315-443-4336 or toll free at 877-824-9555.

This issue of SUPAC Tools & Tips provides strategies for parents/caregivers to use before, during, and after a meeting with their child’s school team. Use these checklists to plan and learn ways to build and maintain positive and effective relationships.

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Transition Tools & Tips: Transition Planning Timelines and Tasks (PDF Format)

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These checklists offer a timeline of events that may need to be considered during a student’s transition process.  Not all items will be applicable to all students, and these lists serve as optional planning tools.

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