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NEW FAPE & COVID VIDEO
FAPE and COVID-19- What Families Need to Know- Our new video explains what FAPE and LRE mean and what that may look like during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Includes new terminology, like foregone learning, contingency learning plan and recovery services, and reviews the guidance available from Michigan Department of Education.
-Three important resources from Michigan Department of Education: Family Matters Fact Sheets, Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education, and Special Education Guidance Documents- Catamaran.