Congress's intent under the IDEA is clear regarding parent input and participation in the IEP process The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a landmark, civil rights law that recognized and affirmed the rights of students with disabilities to be afforded meaningful education benefits alongside their nondisabled peers. The IDEA also provided enforcement mechanisms, often referred to as procedural safeguards, for parents to seek enforcement of their rights co
ESY is a link to a free appropriate public education for students with disabilities One of the more confusing acronyms among the many that parents encounter during IEP meetings is ESY, which stands for Extended School Year. Even for experienced educators, ESY is one of the more intricate concepts introduced by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). However, before discussing what ESY is, it is helpful to address what ESY is not. ESY is not summer school or su
Exceptional Student Education is the service delivery method for students with disabilities One of the first terms that families of students with disabilities in Florida will hear from the school is the acronym ESE, which stands for Exceptional Student Education. ESE is the broad term for how specially designed instruction and related services are delivered to students with disabilities in the school system.
In Florida, there are fourteen categories of disabilities that may
The Individual Education Plan is the blueprint for special education In this article, I will be discussing the Individual Education Plan (IEP), the centerpiece of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Once a student has been identified, evaluated, and found to have a qualifying disability, s/he is entitled to exceptional student education (ESE) services in Florida schools. Then, it is the IEP that provides a written blueprint or action plan for the IEP team,
Welcome to Exceptional Student Education (ESE) in Florida. For parents first entering the world of special education, it can be a disorienting experience. There are tons of new terms and acronyms like ESE, LRE, FAPE, and ESY to name just a few thrown at you, sometimes with little explanation or context given. Even experienced parents of a child with a disability can find navigating the school system to be challenging. For parents of a child with a disability, life can be over