is always based on the student's individual plan. Some students
receive support services in the general education classroom, some
students leave the general education classroom for intervention
block(s), and some students participate in the special programs that
replace the general education classroom. It is all based on the
student's individual needs and determined by the case conference
Who will inform staff of my child's needs in regard to equipment, cochlear implants, etc?
child's Teacher of Record (TOR), will make sure that the information is
shared with everyone that needs the information. It is the TOR's
responsibility to make sure that everyone understands the information in
the IEP. Please make sure that any important information is in the
IEP. If medical/equipment updates occur outside of the time of the case
conference, please communicate with your child's TOR about any updates
to their information. He/she will continue to update the team working
with your child.
How do I get an FM system for my child? The audiologist states that my child needs to use one in the classroom.
would need to share the concern that you have for your child's
classroom environment at the case conference. You can also share the
recommendation from the audiologist about the FM system as a suggestion
for supporting your child in the classroom. The case conference will
then determine what is needed to accommodate your child.
Where might I find help if I have concerns with my child meeting the typical developmental milestones?
Where might I find help if I have concerns with only speech and language development of my child age 3-5?
Contact your elementary school's speech therapist for assistance.
What services are offered beyond early childhood?
A variety of services are available and are determined by the student's educational needs.
What happens if the student does not qualify for services after early childhood?
your child is no longer eligible for special education, they will
continue on to kindergarten without an IEP. The kindergarten teacher
will continue to monitor their performance through assessments and
progress monitoring that are provided to all children. If the school
has a concern or question about your child's performance, you will be
contacted by your child's teacher. If you have a concern or question
about your child's performance, you are welcome to contact the
kindergarten teacher as well.
Where might I find developmental norms for speech and language? How long will those services be needed?
Will someone be able to attend my child's case conference from the transitioning school?
may request for a member to attend the case conference. If you would
like for a representative to attend, please talk with your child's
Teacher of Record. At times the school invites a representative from
the next school. It is all depending on the needs of the student
What will services look like at the next school?
child's IEP will follow them to the next school building. All services
and accommodations listed in the IEP will be implemented at the next
school. The case conference should address what this will look like in
the meeting before transitioning to the next level.
Where might I find information in regard to high school credits, diploma options, waiver information and course requirements?