Parents and Families

Parent Events and Resources

Providing technical assistance and support to families of children and youth with disabilities is an essential element of the work of SST8. Research has shown when families are involved in their child's education, students are more successful. SST8 offers educational opportunities throughout the school year for families so they can become active participants in their child's educational career.

Further information on disabilities, special education laws/regulations and other issues of concern to parents are always available by contacting our staff.

Questions about Parents' Rights in IDEA?

A new special education procedural safeguards notice, A Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education, is now available for district and parent use in English and 11 foreign language translations. This publication replaces the earlier procedural safeguards notice, Whose IDEA Is This?  As of August 1, 2017, districts may no longer use the Whose IDEA publication.
Individuals with disabilities can obtain a accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, compact disc) version of A Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education by contacting The Center for Sensory Disabilities.


Do you know of any good resources that would be helpful to parents?

We are constantly on the look out for valuable resources to help those who care for students. So if you have any ideas, please let us know!

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