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Resources on IEPs for Children with Disabilities

Resources to improve instruction, assessment, and accountability for students with disabilities.
Resources Related to Individualized Education Program (IEP)
California
Resources Related to IDEA 2004
  • Tool Kit on Teaching and Assessing Students with Disabilities External link opens in new window or tab.
    Information, including research briefs and resources designed to improve instruction, assessment, and accountability for students with disabilities. The Tool Kit is intended to assist state personnel, schools, and families in their efforts to ensure that all students with disabilities receive a quality education.
  • IDEA Parent Guide External link opens in new window or tab.
    This guide describes the special education process with special emphasis on the category of specific learning disability and includes parent perspectives, terms helpful to know, and practical materials for parents (e.g., checklists, sample letters, charts, and questions to ask). This guide produced by the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD).
  • Response to Instruction & Intervention
    A general education approach of high quality instruction, early intervention, and prevention and behavioral strategies.
Federal Law and Regulations
Questions:   Special Education Division | specedinfoshare@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-4613
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Recently Posted in Special Education
  • ACSE Meeting Webcasts (updated 22-Feb-2017)
    Live and recent webcasts of the California Advisory Commission for Special Education (ACSE) meetings.
  • ACSE Agenda February 22-23, 2017 (updated 17-Feb-2017)
    Advisory Commission on Special Education (ACSE) meeting agenda.
  • Local Educational Agency Grants (updated 08-Feb-2017)
    Program summaries and information on specific federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act grants allocated to provide services to individuals with disabilities.
  • FMTA Contact Information (updated 07-Feb-2017)
    Focused Monitoring and Technical Assistance (FMTA) contact information for county assigned consultant(s).
  • Dyslexia Guidelines Work Group (updated 06-Feb-2017)
    Information about the Dyslexia Guidelines Work Group members, archived meetings, current law, and related documents and organizations.

  • NPS/A Certification Data Worksheet (XLS) (added 17-Jan-2017)
    Spreadsheet containing certification status, contact information and services provided by California Department of Education certified Nonpublic Schools and Agencies, along with instructions on using the data worksheet and definitions of the fields.