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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: Monday, July 12, 2021
Recently Posted in Special Education
  • FMTA Consultant Assignments by Region (updated 21-Apr-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.
  • Assembly Bill 130 Independent Study FAQs (updated 19-Apr-2022)
    These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) assist local educational agencies (LEAs) in implementing Assembly Bill 130. This collection represents commonly asked questions, but is not intended to be a complete list of all possible questions or scenarios.
  • WAI State Advisory Meeting May 3, 2022 (added 08-Apr-2022)
    WorkAbility I (WAI) State Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda.
  • ACSE Agenda April 13, 2022 (added 01-Apr-2022)
    Advisory Commission on Special Education (ACSE) meeting agenda.
  • California's Annual State Application for 2022 (added 23-Mar-2022)
    Annual State Application under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is to be submitted by May 27, 2022, for federal fiscal year (FFY) 2022.