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A Parent's Guide to Special Education in NYS for Children 3-21

Resource Author/Owner/Service Provider

NYS Department of Education (SED)

Description

This guide contains comprehensive information on the special education process in New York State, beginning with the initial referral for special education services. Special education means specially designed individualized or group instruction or special services or programs to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities. Special education services and programs are provided at no cost to the parent. 

Age Eligibility

3-21

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Alternative Schools/Trade Schools/BOCESDiploma Types/OptionsEvaluationsFamily/School CommunicationSpecial Education ClassificationsSpecial Education/IEP/504 a or b

Related Terms

cseevaluationsiepspecial needs
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