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PARENT ADVOCACY VIDEO-One of our most popular workshops, Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy, is the latest addition to our YouTube channel.
SPECIAL EDUCATION RULE CHANGEMichigan Department of Education Office of Special Education has proposed amendments of 2 special education rules. There will be virtual public hearings on March 16, 17, and 18. Public comment due by March 31.
-Three important resources from Michigan Department of Education: Family Matters Fact Sheets, Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education, and Special Education Guidance Documents- Catamaran.