Diploma options for youth with disabilities

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Parents of children with disabilities need to understand the different types of diplomas offered by their child’s school. Will your child receive a regular or standard diploma? Has the IEP team considered the course standards for a regular diploma? This issue of the Special Ed Advocate talks to parents about diploma options and requirements. Find out what diploma is appropriate for your child, what the IEP team should consider, and what parents can do to keep graduation expectations high. 



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