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Special Education Resources

A Parent's Guide to Special Education 

This publication was developed to help parents understand their rights and responsibilities, their child's rights and the school's responsibilities to meet the special needs of their child. The guide includes a description of the special education process and what is required of you and the school during each step of that process. Important timelines are highlighted in each section. 

A Parent's Guide to Special Education is provided in the following formats. 


Source: Virginia Department of Education