Resources for Educators

We are compiling documentation and resources to help aid the vital role our educators play in our children’s lives.

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Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law that makes available a free appropriate public education to eligible children with disabilities throughout the nation and ensures special education and related services to those children.

The National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) is the only national membership organization dedicated solely to meeting the needs of special education teachers and those preparing for the field of special education teaching.

Florida Department of Education: McKay Scholarship: Florida’s school choice programs allow parents to choose the best educational setting—public or private—for their child. A parent of an eligible special needs student may choose to transfer the student to another public school.

Down syndrome Information Alliance: Educators

CPALMS: Educator Toolkits

Sharing the Commitment to Excellence: is a collaborative advisory to the Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Department in the Collier County Public Schools.

Center for Parent Information and Resources: All about the Individualized Education Program (IEP): This is a written document listing, among other things, the special educational services that the child will receive. The IEP is developed by a team that includes the child’s parents and school staff.

U.S. Department of Education: Frequently Asked Questions About Section 504 and the Education of Children with Disabilities

Ruby’s Rainbow: Are you looking for assistance with secondary education? If so, Ruby’s Rainbow can help you with this. PO Box 153095 Austin, TX 78715 Phone: (512) 879-7801 e-mail: Liz@rubysrainbow.org Follow them on Facebook & Twitter.