A Shared Path to Success: Family Guide to Special Education Services for School-Age Children
(New Fall 2014)
A comprehensive guide for families of students with disabilities. It details families' roles, rights and the processes associated with Special Education identification, referral, and services.
Kindergarten: An Orientation Guide for Families of Students with Disabilities Entering Kindergarten in
A Shared Path to Success: A Parent's Guide to Special Education Services, Kindergarten Supplement.
This guide explains in detail the process for enrolling children who have been receiving services based on a preschool Individualized Education Program.
Statement of Families' Rights
For information about the rights of parents of children with disabilities, ages 3-21, see the New York State Education Department's Procedural Safeguards Notice.
(Updated July 2013)