There are many resources available to
support parents looking for the best educational opportunities for their
children. If you are concerned about your child's progress, confused
about what services are available, or unsure of how to get your child
help, browse through the links below.
The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY) has many articles, lists and resources about a multitude of topics related to special education.
For an overview of the special education process check out Questions Often Asked about Special Education Services from the NICHCY site.
The Learning Disability Association of American (LDA) has a wealth of information about learning disabilities. Check out the "For Parents" link on the left side of the page.
In special education you often hear lots of letters. IEP, LD, and ADD are all commonly used. This link will tell you what many of the acronyms really mean.
Click here to see the rights and responsibilities parents have in the special education process.
Baltimore County Public Schools runs a Special Education Resource Center to help parents navigate the special education process.