This straightforward guide provides the essential information for parents and advocates to understand US law and get the right educational entitlements for a child with dyslexia.
Using case studies and examples, this book demonstrates clearly how to apply the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to the unique requirements of a dyslexic child. It offers simple, intelligible help for parents on how to coordinate successfully with their child's school and achieve the right services and support for their dyslexic child; up to and beyond getting an effective Individual Education Plan (IEP).
Dyslexia Advocate! is an invaluable tool for parents trying to negotiate a complex legal system in order to get the best outcome for their child. It is an essential guide for anyone who is considering acting as an advocate for a child with dyslexia.
|Publisher:||Kingsley, Jessica Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||6.42(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.71(d)|
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Table of Contents1. What is Dyslexia? 2. Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) Basics. 3. What to Do When You Suspect Dyslexia. 4. The IEP Meeting. 5. What Does a Good IEP Look Like? 6. After the IEP: Keep Your Eye on the Ball. 7. Section 504. 8. Communicating with the School. 9. Resources. Appendix - IDEA Regulations in Full. References. Index.