Educational Services for SED Children
A plan for using functional behavioral assessment and positive behavior support for SED kids at school.
Keep this resource to use when you read the reports and documents that accompany your child's special education process.
Start at this introduction to Positive Behavioral Support for your SED child at school. Scroll down for sample forms, record sheets, and teacher assistance forms.
If your child's emotional or behavioral disorder causes learning problems, start with the prereferral process at your school to request reasonable accommodations and modifications before she’s referred for special education evaluation for SED.
Oregon Advocacy Center takes you through the basics of the process of obtaining school services for your child. Many more resources at the center.
Reed Martin J.D. shares a wealth of information on special education law and advocacy strategies for parents. Quite a bit on Section 504, which includes services for mental illness.
Some schools are reluctant to modify for the SED child, and parents may need to use mediation to obtain needed school services.
Up-to-date and well organized state resources for parents of children with disabling mental disorders. National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
WrightsLaw gives a concise guide to the tests and assessment batteries your child may receive. Readable, accurate
Start at this superb page at the extensive site for special education law and advocacy.