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NEW EVALUATION DURING COVID-19 VIDEO
Special Education and Eligibility During COVID-19 - Our new video video explains when and why a parent might seek an evaluation of their child for special education supports, how the process works, and what might look different during the pandemic. We cover important terms parents need to know, like REED, Notice, and IEE, and what to do if you disagree..
-Three important resources from Michigan Department of Education: Family Matters Fact Sheets, Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education, and Special Education Guidance Documents- Catamaran.