WEB RESOURCES

 

LINKS FOR LAWS AND REGULATIONS

 

Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act, IDEA 2004 Effective July 1, 2005 and Federal Regulations
www.wrightslaw.com/idea/law.htm

 

Massachusetts General Law - Chapter 71 Public Schools
www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl/gl-71-toc.htm

 

Massachusetts General Law - Chapter 71B Special Education
www.state.ma.us/legis/laws/mgl/gl-71b-toc.htm

 

Massachusetts General Law - Chapter 76 School Attendance
www.mass.gov/legis/laws/mgl/gl-76-toc.htm

 

USEFUL WEBSITES

 

A Parent's Guide to Special Education - Federation for Children with Special Needs
www.fcsn.org/parentguide/pgintro.html

 

Federation for Children with Special Needs
www.fcsn.org

 

A Guide to Private Special Education Schools
www.spedschools.com

 

Massachusetts Department of Education Website
www.doe.mass.edu

 

Parents Rights Brochure in Different Languages
www.doe.mass.edu/sped/prb/

 

Department of Education Chapter 766 Approved Schools
www.doe.mass.edu/pqa/spedpvtlist/default.html

 

A Good Website for Resources and Information in the Area of Special Education and Disability Rights Written in Plain English
www.wrightslaw.com