The Office of Administrative Hearings solves special education disputes between parents and school districts.
Under the law, students who have disabilities have specific, guaranteed rights to a free appropriate public education (known as "FAPE"). When a disagreement develops between parents and school districts regarding the education of a student with a disability, a neutral third party is often needed to help resolve the disagreement.
Join us for a presentation by an Administrative Law Judge
regarding how to access rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Tuesday, February 13th in Sacramento. The presentation covers:
Overview of Office of Administrative Hearings
Basic due process rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Act
How to access Office of Administrative Hearing's services
How to present your case at mediation and at a hearing.
The Backpack Connection Series was created to provide a way for teachers and parents/caregivers to work together to help young children develop social emotional skills and reduce challenging behavior.
Check it out now.
Youth Leadership Forum applications are due December 31, 2017. Learn more about five-day youth leadership program for students with disabilities, click here.
Save the Date: "Transition Night" 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Oakmont HIgh School in Roseville. The resource fair format allows parents and students to drbop by and speak to participating agencies. Free.
Children who have disabilities and special health care needs are often subject to several types of assessments meant to better identify their area(s) of need. In an ongoing series, WarmLine will share different assessments, what they look for and how that information is used to support the child. This month: A look at Behavior Assessments from Understood.org.
Did You Know?
WarmLine is a federally-funded Parent Training and Information Center and can assist parents as they navigate the special education process. Use our Contact Form or call us at (916) 455-9500 for more information.
Community Partner Workshops, Events & More
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The WarmLine Family Resource Center is a Parent Training & Information Center serving 26 counties from Tuolumne County to the Oregon border. We offer special education training and individual consultation to families with children ages birth to 26 years. This e-newsletter is designed to provide information about special education, adolescence and disability, transition to adulthood and everything in between. Submit a Question/Suggestion
Funding for WarmLine is provided by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs as a
Parent Training and Information (PTI) Center.