Parent Resources

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    Parent Networks
    Parent Network of the Capital Region- There are 13 Special Education Parent Centers across New York State. These centers will provide parents of children with disabilities with information, resources, and strategies to promote meaningful involvement in their children’s education programs. 
    Parent to Parent of New York State- place where families of individuals with special needs and the professionals who support them can meet and share information. 
    Parent Guides
    Understanding Special Education- A Parent Guide - Parent friendly site offering information on special education law,written from a parent perspective. 
    A Parent's Guide to Special EducationThis document provides information for parents, guardians and other family members about laws, regulations and policies affecting special education programs and services. 
    Procedural Safeguards Notice- Special Education-The following information concerns your legal rights under federal and State law to be informed about and involved in the special education process and to make sure that your child receives a free appropriate public education (FAPE).
    Eastern Regional Office-Special Education (New York State Education Department)- The Regional Associate oversees preschool and school-age special education services, and serves as a resource to parents, school district personnel and private providers.