Essential resources for understanding the world of special education in Howard County and beyond.

Parental Consent and IEPs: Important Changes to Maryland Law

Presented by Leslie Seid Margolis, Managing Attorney, Disability Rights Maryland January 29, 2018 In July, a new Maryland law took effect to expand the rights of parents in the special education process—the right to consent or refuse to consent to certain actions proposed by the IEP team. In order to prepare parents for IEP discussions…

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Discipline of Students with Disabilities: MSDE Manual

A Guide for Administrators, Educators, Parents, and Community Members This document addresses school behavior. It includes information about behavior assessments, the intervention process and the disciplinary requirements for suspension, detentions, etc. according to the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

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