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
Gary Greene, PhD
Gary Greene, PhD, is a tenured full professor of special education at California State University, Long Beach, where he trains public school special education teachers in how to accommodate youth with special needs in general and special education classrooms. He has a strong background in teaching youth with disabilities, having worked as a resource specialist for 10 years in public schools. He also has an extensive list of publications and has conducted numerous local, state, national and international presentations on a variety of subjects related to special education.


11 minutes