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  • Educating Homeless Children and Youth

    Homeless children and youth sometimes need help enrolling and participating in school. Various individuals can, and should, step forward to provide assistance. Parents, relatives, family friends, school and school district personnel, shelter providers, youth program workers, social workers, advocates, and the students themselves can all play a role in helping young people get an education. If you are such a person, this booklet will get you started. Read More

    National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty

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  • Video - Your Child's Rights Under the IDEA

    This video describes your child's rights under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. These are federal laws, so the information is true for every state. This video will teach you about setting up an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and what to do if the school is not following the IEP. Read More

    Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut
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    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Your Rights Under the IDEA: A Video in ASL

    An overview of the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA) and the rights of parents and guardians. Explains the processes available in WA to resolve disputes regarding special education services. Also covers the rights of deaf parents to have interpreter services provided when their children are enrolled in special education services. Read More

    Northwest Justice Project
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    American Sign Language