High School Parents

The High School Special Education Process (At a Glance)

Posted on October 20, 2015

Some parents of struggling high school students have never opened a file with the Department of Education (DOE). Other parents have worked to create Individualized Education Plans (IEP) when...

Private Evaluations

Posted on March 31, 2015

Parents who would like to take their child for a private evaluation are free to do so at their own expense. These evaluations can be submitted to the DOE...

Executive Function Checklist

Posted on March 20, 2015

Many struggling high school students have underdeveloped executive functioning skills. Time management and organizational skills are critical skill sets for functioning in life after high school graduation. The DOE...

Communicating with your child’s provider

Posted on March 20, 2015

Once an IEP has been created and services have begun, it is important for a parent to remain involved in the IEP’s ongoing implementation. We encourage parents to maintain...