Nebraska's Tool Kit for Systems Involved in the Education of Students in Out-of-Home Care

Tool B-4
Related Information/Links

Part Six: Diverse Student Populations
Section B. Students with Disabilities and the IDEA


The following links lead to documents and websites containing information related to Students with Disabilities and the IDEA. Click on the headlines below to open each list of related materials.

Documents


Educating Youth in State Care
(Source: Initiative on Utah Children in Foster Care – May, 2009)
http://www.hs.utah.gov/education/pdf/education-guide.pdf

Educational Aftercare and Re-Integration Toolkit for Juvenile Justice Professionals
(Source: Pennsylvania Education Law Center – October, 2006)
http://www.elc-pa.org/pubs/downloads%202009/juvenilejusticetoolkit.pdf

Ensuring the Healthy Development of Infants in Foster Care: A Guide for Judges, Advocates and Child Welfare Professionals
(Source: Zero To Three Policy Center and Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children – January, 2004)
http://main.zerotothree.org/site/DocServer/Infant_Booklet.pdf?doc.ID=1847

Fact Sheet: Educational Outcomes for Children and Youth in Foster and Out-of-Home Care
(Source: Casey Family Programs – December, 2008)
http://www.casey.org/Resources/Publications/pdf/EducationalOutcomesFactSheet.pdf

Foster Care and Education Questions and Answers: Mobility Issues and Special Education for Children in Out-of-Home Care
(Source: American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education - 2008)
http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/migrated/child/education/publications/qa_mobility_final.authcheckdam.pdf

Foster Care and Education Questions and Answers: Surrogate Parent Programs
(Source: American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education - 2008)
http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/migrated/child/education/publications/qa_surrogate_parent_final.authcheckdam.pdf

IDEA Factsheet: IDEA and the Juvenile Justice System
(Source: National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent or At Risk – April, 2005)
http://www.neglected-delinquent.org/nd/resources/spotlight/spotlight200503f.asp

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
(Source: United States Department of Education - 2010)
http://idea.ed.gov/

JJ / SE Shared Agenda: Tools for Promoting Educational Success and Reducing Delinquency
(Source: National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDE) and National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) – January, 2007)
http://www.edjj.org/focus/prevention/JJ-SE.htm

Learning Curves: Special Education Decisions for Children in Foster Care – Everyone Has a Role
(Source: American Bar Association' Legal Center for Foster Care and Education – April, 2007)
http://www2.americanbar.org/BlueprintForChange/Documents/Special%20Education%20Decisions%20for%20Children%20in%20Foster%20Care.pdf

Make a Difference in a Child's Life: A Manual for Helping Children and Youth Get What They Need in School – Advocating for Children and Youth Who are Out of Home or in Foster Care
(Source: TeamChild and Casey Family Programs Foundation – August, 2006)
http://www.ncsl.org/print/cyf/foster_care_education.pdf

NDTAC Spotlight: IEP Resource Guide
(Source: National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent or At Risk – April, 2005)
http://www.neglected-delinquent.org/nd/resources/spotlight/spotlight200503e.asp

Nebraska Department of Education - Rule 51: Regulations and Standards for Special Education Programs
(Source: Nebraska Department of Education – May 15, 2010)
http://www.education.ne.gov/legal/webrulespdf/CLEAN51_2010.pdf

Parental Rights in Special Education
(Source – Nebraska Department of Education – May, 2009)
http://www.education.ne.gov/sped/parentinfo.html

Setting Goals . . . Achieving Results – Nebraska IEP Technical Assistance Guide
(Source: Nebraska Department of Education – January, 2010)
http://www.education.ne.gov/sped/technicalassist/IEP%20DOCUMENT.pdf

Special Education Decision Making Series: Fact Sheets for Youth, Caseworkers, Judges, Children's Attorneys, Foster Parents and Educators
(Source: American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education)
http://www.americanbar.org/groups/child_law/projects_initiatives/education/special_education_decisionmaking.html

Special Education Series: Identifying Special Education Decision Makers for Children in Foster Care – State Law Questions
(Source: American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education)
http://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/publications/center_on_children_and_the_law/education/state_law_questions_eddm.authcheckdam.pdf

Verification Guidelines for Children with Disabilities Technical Assistance Document
(Source: Nebraska Department of Education – September, 2008)
http://www.education.ne.gov/sped/technicalassist/verificationguidelines.pdf

What Probation Officers Need to Know about Learning Disabilities
(Source: PACER Center, Inc. Action Information Sheet - 2009)
http://www.pacer.org/parent/php/php-c169.pdf

What Youth Need to Know if They Are Questioned by Police: Tips for Parents to Prepare Their Youth with a Disability
(Source: PACER Center, Inc. Action Information Sheets - 2009)
http://www.pacer.org/parent/php/php-c171.pdf

 

Nebraska Websites


Building Bright Futures
http://www.buildingbrightfutures.net/

Nebraska Children and Families Foundation
http://www.nebraskachildren.org/

Nebraska Department of Education
http://www.education.ne.gov/

Nebraska Department of Education – Special Education Office
http://www.education.ne.gov/sped/index.html

Parent Training Institute (PTI) – Nebraska
http://pti-nebraska.org/

 

National Websites


American Bar Association's Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
http://www.abanet.org/child/education/

Casey Family Programs
http://www.casey.org/

Mountain Plains Regional Resource Center
http://www.rrcprogram.org/mprrc

National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families – Zero to Three
http://www.zerotothree.org/

National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent or At Risk (NDTAC)
http://www.neglected-delinquent.org/nd/default.php

PACER Center, Inc. – Juvenile Justice Program (Minnesota)
http://www.pacer.org/jj/

Pennsylvania Education Law Center
http://www.nrcyd.ou.edu/

TeamChild (Washington)
http://www.teamchild.org/

United States Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences' Education Resource Information Center (ERIC)
http://www.eric.ed.gov/

United States Department of Education – Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) – National Center on Education, Disability and Juvenile Justice (EDJJ)
http://www.edjj.org/

 

 

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