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Special Education

Special Education Tour

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Newsletters

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2012 Annual Report

Read the 2012 Annual Report.

Definitions

Transition

:
504s vs IEPs.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Applied Studies Diploma.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Decision Tree.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Homework Tips for Youth.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Early Intervention For Infants and Toddlers.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Eligibility Fact Sheet .pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Executive Functioning Factsheet.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Your Voice Counts-Advocating for Change.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Family Engagement in Early Childhood.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Graduation Requirements.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Types of Cyberbullying.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
How to Choose an Advocate-Attorney.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Apps Handout.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Independent Educational Evaluation (IEE).pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Cyberbullying.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Manifestation Determination.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
McKinney-Vento Factsheet.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Medicaid Waivers.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Back To School Planning Guide.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Military Entrance after High School.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Collaboration in a Co-Teaching Classroom.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Procedural Safeguards Factsheet.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Profile of a VA Graduate.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
SPED Acronyms and Terms.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Spring 2020 and My IEP- Spanish.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
SPED for English Language Learners.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Parent School Partnerships.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Supporting Language Development for Young Children.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Online Acronyms.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Supporting Positive Behaviors in Young Children.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Transfer of Rights.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Requesting an Eligiblity Evaluation.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Transition  Planning for the Future Be Ready Start Early.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Turning 18 in Virginia  A Resource Document.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
FERPA.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Mental Health.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Prior Written Notice.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Measurable Goals.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Tips for Having Successful IEP meetings.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
AAC In Early Childhood-Preschool.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Communicating Effectively with Email.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Behavior Intervention Plans.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Extended Year Services (ESY).pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Is a 504 Plan Right for My Student.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Least Restrictive Environment (LRE).pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) (1).pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Medicaid Waivers for Military Families-Earned Priority.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
VA Tiered Supports Factsheet.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
How to Prepare for Your Child's IEP Meeting.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
How to Be a Friend.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Community Engagement and Schools.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
ECSE - Transition.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Timelines.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Working with Families of Children with Special Needs.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
IEPs During Covid-19.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Spring 2020 and My IEP.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Tips for Zoomers - Youth.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Intro to Zoom for Parents.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Back To School Planning Guide (Spanish).pdf
Sep 23, 2020
The Importance of Parent and Student Input into the IEP Process.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Least Restrictive Environment in Early Childhood Programs.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Attendance.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Bullying Behavior and Mental Health.pdf
Sep 23, 2020
Bullying and Children with Disabiliites-Health Care Needs.pdf
Sep 23, 2020

Parent Information & Tip Sheets

Some useful tips for parents.

Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education

:
BeginningwithFamilies-English.pdf
Beginning with Families - English
Jun 9, 2015
BeginningwithFamilies-espanol.pdf
Beginning with Families - Spanish
Jun 9, 2015

PEATC Guide to IDEA 2004

:
December 06 Special Edition 4.pdf
  • Did You Know?
  • IEP Checklist (English)
  • IEP Checklist (Spanish)
  • Prior Written Notice (Spanish)
  • Accessible Instructional Materials
Jun 9, 2015
Dec 19, 2017
OFFICIAL FACES OF PEATC entry form.doc
Jun 9, 2015
PEATC PRESS Fall 04.pdf
Jun 9, 2015
PEATC PRESS Summer 032.pdf
Jun 9, 2015
PEATC PRESS Winter 02.pdf
Jun 9, 2015
PEATC Press Dec 2005 Special Edition web.pdf
  • Purposes of IDEA 2004
  • How to Make IEPs Work
  • Secondary Transition
Jun 9, 2015
PEATC Press Dec 2007 specialedition.pdf
Jun 9, 2015
PEATC Press December 2005 web.pdf
Jun 9, 2015
PEATC Press December final.pdf
Jun 9, 2015
PEATC Press June 2007 specialedition old.pdf
Jun 9, 2015
PEATC Press June 2007 specialedition.pdf
Jun 9, 2015
PEATC Press June 2007.pdf
Jun 9, 2015
PEATC Press Sept 06 specialeditionsection.pdf
Jun 9, 2015
PEATC Press Spring 2005 Special Edition Section web.pdf
Jun 9, 2015
PEATC Press Spring 2005 web.pdf
Jun 9, 2015
PEATC_Press Complete Sept 06.pdf
Jun 9, 2015
PEATC_Press_Dec_2007.pdf
Jun 9, 2015
PEATC_Press_June_2007-old.pdf
Jun 9, 2015
PEATC_Press_Sept 06.pdf
Jun 9, 2015
peatc_press_2009.pdf
Jun 9, 2015
ORANGE-CULPEPER PDF Annotated Resource List - 05-22-2020.pdf
May 29, 2020

Putting Life In Perspective

Support Groups in Virginia

A list of support groups around Virginia.

  • NEXT STEPS Series
  • Transitioning to Adult Life

    The NEXT STEPS needed to transition into adulthood.

    Other Special Education Information

    Further information about Special Education.

    Special Education Files

    :
    5 must ask Parent Teacher Conference final.pdf
    5 questions you should ask at your next parent-teacher conference
    Jul 16, 2019
    Acronyms fact sheet1.pdf
    A list of acronyms to help you understand special education lingo
    Jul 16, 2019
    Bilingual Prior Written Notice.pdf
    Lea Ud. sobre Notificaci�n Previa por Escrito aqu�
    Jul 16, 2019
    IEP Checklist.pdf
    A checklist for parents and teachers to consider when they develop the IEP
    Jul 16, 2019
    Inclusion PEATC fact sheet -  IDEA 2004.pdf
    Learn about inclusion and IDEA 2004
    Jul 16, 2019
    PEATC Fact sheet SOLs and Graduation IDEA 2004.pdf
    Information on Virginia requirements regarding SOLs and graduation
    Jul 16, 2019
    PEATC Family Involvement Literature1.pdf
    Learn about how your family's involvement affects your child's learning experience and success
    Jul 16, 2019
    PEATC fact sheet PWN.pdf
    Parental Safeguard when the school is denying their child services
    Jul 16, 2019
    PEATC fact sheet behavior - IDEA 2004.pdf
    Information on Discipline and Positive Behavioral Supports
    Jul 16, 2019
    PIRC Fact Sheet.pdf
    Learn about Virginia's State Parent Information Resource Center
    Jul 16, 2019
    PRIOR WRITTEN NOTICE (Eng ONLY).pdf
    Parental Safeguard when the school is denying their child services
    Jul 16, 2019
    Put It in Writing.pdf
    Strengthen communicating with your child's school by writing your thoughts and interactions.
    Jul 16, 2019
    QA School Report Card Fact sheet.pdf
    This fact sheet is to help parents and others understand School Report Cards and Accountability as it pertains to NCLB.
    Jul 16, 2019
    Reading PEATC fact sheet - IDEA 2004.pdf
    Learn how IDEA 2004 can impact your child's reading skills.
    Jul 16, 2019
    Special Needs Summer Camps April 30.pdf
    Jul 16, 2019
    Special Needs Summer Camps.xls
    Jul 16, 2019
    Student profile template.pdf
    Template for writing a student profile to prepare for an IEP meeting.
    Jul 16, 2019
    Top10_english.pdf
    The TOP 10 Ideas Families, Professionals and Self Advocates Need to Know about Transition
    Jul 16, 2019
    important words to know fact sheet PIRC.pdf
    These are the terms you need to know when discussing your child's education and progress
    Jul 16, 2019
    reading what experts say.pdf
    Information on how to help your child with reading
    Jul 16, 2019
    sample student profile.pdf
    An example of what the template will look like when the information is filled in.
    Jul 16, 2019
    varegs.pdf
    Virginia Special Education Regulations implementing IDEA 2004
    Jul 16, 2019



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