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Special Education in Washington

Attorneys from the Northwest Justice Project, Disability Rights Washington, and TeamChild present an overview of the laws affecting students' special education. Parents of children with special education needs can learn about their legal rights and options and where to get legal help with their children's needs aren't being met. View the clinic flyer for information about the Special Education Legal Clinic.

COVID-19 caused my child to lose special education services. Are these services made up?

Tips for trying to get back special education services your child was entitled to but didn't get because of the COVID-19 pandemic. #1302EN

How to File a Special Education Citizen Complaint

Read this if you are concerned about a child’s special education and wants to file a formal complaint. #1310EN

Special Education Issues: Things Parents and Caregivers Can Do

Short explanation of options for parents, families and students having problems with special education. #1300EN

Video - Rights of Special Education Students: Discipline

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 discipline of a special education student.

Video Series - Special Education and the Pandemic

This is a video series about how the pandemic has affected in-person instruction, special education recovery services, and compensation.

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.

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