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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

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Last Reviewed: Monday, July 12, 2021
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    Guidance for the 2022-23 Workability Grant Conditions
  • FMTA Consultant Assignments by Region (updated 16-Sep-2022)
    The Focused Monitoring and Technical Assistance (FMTA) Consultants are assigned geographically and by quality assurance activity to align with the eleven California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) regions.
  • Memorandum from the Director of Special Education (added 15-Sep-2022)
    This memorandum is intended to provide guidance on special education assessment of African American students for identification and placement and the Larry P. court decision.
  • Annual Performance Report Measures (updated 02-Sep-2022)
    Short summaries of special education program and student outcome data for California local educational agencies (LEAs).