Dustin Rynders, Disability Rights Texas
Parents will learn more about deciding when to “disagree” at an ARD meeting and about their options for resolving disputes or concerns about their child’s education. The presenter will provide a practical comparison of facilitated ARDs, TEA complaints, mediation, due process, Office of Civil Rights (OCR) Complaints, district level grievances, and professional ethics complaints.
Knowledge is Power! What You Need to Know About Special Education
Multi-Agency Collaborative Webinar Series with Partners Resource Network, Disability Rights Texas, West Texas A&M University – Center for Learning Disabilities, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Services – Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD), and Region 10 ESC
Do you want to become an effective advocate for your child with a disability so that you can make a difference in his/her education? This webinar series can help! We’ve put together a multi-agency collaborative series to help you build your knowledge of: parental rights under IDEA, required contents of the IEP, monitoring progress towards IEP goals, effective communication skills, and options for resolving disputes.
You do not need to feel powerless or frustrated about any issues your child may be having in school. You DO have power as a parent and can be an effective advocate for your child!