Special Education Parent Mentors
Special Education Parent Mentors

Education

Upon getting a diagnosis:

If your child is UNDER 3 years old and you’ve just received a diagnosis, learn more about the Babies Can’t Wait Program at: www.cobbanddouglaspublichealth.com/services/child-health-services/babies-cant-wait/

If your child is 3 years old or older and you’ve just received a diagnosis, call the CCSD Special Education Department: Pre-K: 770-426-3331 or K-12: 770-426-3328


General Overview of Special Education Services
Check the Georgia Department of Education website for current information.
http://www.gadoe.org/curriculum-instruction-and-assessment/special-education-services/Pages/default.aspx


Parent Rights
This video will cover any questions you may have about parent rights; it is also available in Spanish. www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Special-Education-Services/Pages/Parents-Rights-Videos.aspx


IEP Information
The Georgia Department of Education provides information on IEPs and related resources. www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Special-Education-Services/Pages/IEP-Resources.aspx


Preparing for a Behavior-Related Meeting
www.pacer.org/parent/php/php-C144.pdf


Tips for a Successful School Year
Set the stage for success as your child begins a new school year and/or transitions to a new school.
www.njkidsonline.com/special-needs/-beginning-a-new-school-year-supporting-a-child-with-special-needs
www.wrightslaw.com/howey/10tips.sch.yr.htm


Improving School Communication
www.cpacinc.org/materials-publications/communication/the-abcs-of-staying-in-touch-with-your-school


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