Where Does it Say in the Law That……?

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At Wrightslaw, how can we tell that school has started?  Questions from parents (and teachers) are pouring in each day.

I have a question about…who has to attend IEP meetings? goals in the IEP?

How do I search for information about… a special ed teacher revising the IEP?  behavior and discipline strategies?

Where do I look for…appropriate modifications? social and communication skills info?

We are always a little surprised when people write, “I just can’t find any answers to my questions.”

Tips: Looking for info, getting started!

1. Go to www.wrightslaw.com and scroll through the topics on the left hand side of the page, A-Z.

Or, check the Topics page.

Or, use the google search box on any Wrightslaw page. Enter the search terms for the information you need.

Then, take time to read through the links listed in the results of your search. We bet you’ll find your answer there, along with legal cites to back up the answers and strategies for what to do next.

2. Search for answers in your Wrightslaw books.

Remember, if you have the PDF copy of our books, you can use the “search / find” feature in your reader to locate information and search terms.

Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition, PDF combo

Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, PDF combo

If not, use the index in your print books to search for information you need.

3. Find answers in Wrightslaw Digital Editions.

Both the Kindle and ePub editions of our books:

  • are formatted with active hyperlinks for easy navigation and access
  • are searchable formats
  • are enabled with the text-to-speech feature that turns these ebooks into audio books

Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, Kindle/epub editions

Wrightslaw: All About IEPs, Kindle/epub editions

Click the links above to download a sample chapter for your computer or ereader to see how it works.

***Stay tuned: Our newest publication, Wrightslaw: All About Tests and Assessments will be available in a digital edition soon!

4. Sign up for the Special Ed Advocate Newsletter.

Have weekly articles, information, case law news, alerts delivered free to your inbox.

Search for information in previously published newsletters in the Newsletter Archives.

5. Ask a question in our online forum at Community Helpline.

Or, help someone out by answering a question and sharing a strategy that worked for you.

If you’re searching for questions already answered, use the Helpline Archives.

As part of the Wrightslaw online community, take time to answer a question or share a strategy by commenting on our FB page. When you find helpful information there, please “like” and “share.”

6. Last, but not least, do your research.

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Can’t find any answers?  No way!

Have a great school year!

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