UPDATED for School Year 2012-2013: A Parent's Guide to Special Education Services for School-Age Children
A comprehensive guide for parents of students with disabilities. It details parents' roles, rights and the processes associated with Special Education identification, referral, and services.
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)
A Guide for Families of High School Students with Disabilities
Find translations on the High School Enrollment Publications page.