Family Rights at a Glance
Families have a right to:
- A full evaluation of your child’s needs. If you don’t agree with what the evaluation team determines, you can obtain an independent evaluation.
- Receive 10-day prior written notice of Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings.
- Participate in IEP meetings and help develop your child’s IEP.
- Invite to IEP meetings others with knowledge or specific expertise about your child. For example, this person could be another parent, a teacher, a family member, or a friend.
- Give and revoke consent for identification, initiation, and significant change of services.
- Receive notice about minor changes in services or placement.
- Be informed of your child’s progress.
- Examine your child’s records and consent to release of those records.
- Privacy of information.
- Pursue due process in order to protect procedural safeguards.
- Access the full document of Parent Rights below