Children (3 to 22)

_________________________________Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Children (3 to 22) at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/schoolage/_________________________________September 2010In Spanish | En españolThe education … [Read more...]

Get a Copy of IDEA

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Get a Copy of IDEA at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/idea-copies/_________________________________September 2010This information in Spanish … [Read more...]

IDEA—the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

 _________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of IDEA--the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/idea/_________________________________November 2012In Spanish … [Read more...]

Building the Legacy | Construyendo el Legado

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Building the Legacy | Construyendo el Legado at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/legacy/_________________________________A Training Curriculum … [Read more...]

What It Means To Be Highly Qualified

October 2010 We want so much from our teachers. To be well trained in educational best practice. To know the subjects they teach and be full of enthusiasm to share that knowledge. To be good at sharing that knowledge, lighting the thirst for more. To be excellent classroom managers, too, of course, as well as behavior experts in their own right. Not a job most of us could take on. This webpage focuses on what it means to be a highly qualified … [Read more...]

Guidance from the U.S. Department of Education

 _________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of Guidance from the U.S. Department of Education at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/doe/_________________________________Updated December 2012The … [Read more...]

Q & A on IDEA 2004: Purposes and Key Definitions

__________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Q & A on IDEA 2004: Purposes and Key Definitions at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/qa1/_________________________________April 2009PDF VersionMore than … [Read more...]

Q & A Series on IDEA

NICHCY is pleased to offer this series on IDEA 2004 and its requirements. Each Q&A in the series looks closely at what our nation's special education law has to say about a specific subject. There are only two Q&As at the moment, but more will be coming! The Q&As are copyright-free, as are all NICHCY's publications, so you are welcome to share them as widely as you'd like. Here are the first two issues in the series, for your reading … [Read more...]

Questions and Answers about IDEA: Parent Participation

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Q&A about IDEA 2004: Parent Participation at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/qa2/_________________________________Questions and Answers … [Read more...]

Part B Indicators

Updated, April 2013So you're interested in Part B indicators, are you? Impressive. Most people have never heard of them, let alone why they are important. NICHCY is pleased to serve as a gateway to this essential information.What are the Part B indicators?Where did the indicators come from?General resources on the indicatorsList of indicators, with links to more info on each  _______________________________________________What are the Part B Indicators?Part … [Read more...]

NOTICE: NICHCY is going away, but its resources are not. Find hundreds of legacy NICHCY publications, as well as our training curriculum on IDEA 2004, in the Center for Parent Information and Resources' Library at http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources. This website will remain available until September 30, 2014. After that date, web visitors will be automatically redirected to http://www.parentcenterhub.org.