Requesting Your Child’s Records

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education.3rd edition, January 2011Letter in PDF (see page 9)En español | In Spanish  _________________________________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 … [Read more...]

Requesting an Initial Evaluation for Special Education Services

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education. 3rd edition, January 2011 Model letter, in PDF (see page 12) En español | In Spanish   This short publication comes from a much longer Parent's Guide that focuses on communicating with your child's school via letter writing. There are times when you, as a parent, may want to communicate in writing with … [Read more...]

Requesting an Independent Evaluation of Your Child

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education.3rd edition, January 2011Model letter, in PDF (see page 13)En español | In Spanish  _________________________________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 … [Read more...]

Requesting a Meeting to Review Your Child’s IEP

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education.3rd edition, January 2011Model letter, in PDF (see page 14)En español | In Spanish  _________________________________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 … [Read more...]

Requesting a Change in Your Child’s Placement

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education.3rd edition, January 2011Model letter, in PDF (see page 15)En español | In Spanish  _________________________________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 … [Read more...]

Informing the School of Your Intention to Enroll Your Child in a Private School at Public Expense

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education.3rd edition, January 2011Model letter, in PDF (see page 16)En español | In Spanish  _________________________________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 … [Read more...]

Requesting Prior Written Notice

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education.3rd edition, January 2011Model letter, in PDF (see page 17)En español | In Spanish  _________________________________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 … [Read more...]

Requesting Mediation

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education.3rd edition, January 2011Model letter, in PDF (see page 18)En español | In Spanish  _________________________________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 … [Read more...]

Requesting a Due Process Hearing

From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education.3rd edition, January 2011Model letter, in PDF (see page 19)En español | In Spanish  _________________________________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 … [Read more...]

Filing a Complaint with the State Education Agency

 From our series of model letters...because sometimes you need to communicate with the school about your child's education.3rd edition, January 2011Model letter, in PDF (see page 21)En español | In Spanish _________________________________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 … [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.