In This Issue ...
February 24, 2015
Six Wrightslaw Conferences in March!
We receive many questions from parents about how to get the BEST program for their child or a program that maximizes the child's potential.
- Is your child entitled to the best program?
- Is your child entitled to a program that maximizes the child's potential?
FAPE is an individualized educational program that is designed to meet the child's unique needs and from which the child receives educational benefit.
Parents need to understand the concept of - FAPE v. maximizing or "best".
This issue of the Special Ed Advocate you will learn about the legal concept of free, appropriate public education (FAPE). Find out how the courts have interpreted the meaning of "appropriate" education and the caselaw that supports this concept.
Please don't hesitate to forward this issue to friends, family members, or colleagues.
Wrightslaw Guide to a Free Appropriate Education
If you have a child with a disability, your child is entitled to a free appropriate public education (FAPE).
To answer your questions, we built the FAPE page with links to articles, cases, and other resources.