Special Education Referral Process (Parents/Guardians)

Special Education Referral Process (Parents/Guardians)

Federal law requires that students who meet eligibility requirements receive special education and related services as outlined in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. This course will cover the steps included in the special education referral process and let parents know what to expect.

Course Authors
Kim Sax Halley
Kim Sax Halley has worked in the field of disabilities for over 30 years as a district administrator, rehabilitation administrator, staff mentor and therapist. She has worked in a variety of settings including medical, private practice and educational. Ms. Halley has also provided professional development at the national, state and local level. Ms. Halley has recently retired as the executive director of Inclusive Education for a large school district in Washington State where she worked with building administrators and staff to create a more inclusive district culture for students with disabilities.


11 minutes