|New York State Education Department Resources|
|Link - description
|New York State Education Department: Office of Special Education
NYSED's main website
|Parts 200 and 201 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education
New York State Regulations of Commissioner of Education
|A Parent's Guide to Special Education
A Parent's Guide to Special Education provides information for parents, guardians and other family members about laws, regulations and policies affecting special education programs and services. It is also available in Spanish.
|A Parent's Guide to Response to Intervention
A Parent's Guide to Response to Intervention provides information for parents, families and others regarding Response to Intervention (RtI); RtI is a process used in schools which provides additional help to assist students to keep up with learning, particularly in reading and math.
|Procedural Safeguards Notice
The procedural safeguards notice explains parents' legal rights under federal and State law.
|Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation
ACCES-VR, formerly VESID, provides resources and information about transition services, vocational rehabilitation services, independent living services and business services.
|Vocational Rehabilitation Services for High School Students – Q & A for Parents
This Q & A for parents provides information on eligibility for vocational rehabilitation services and placement services including job-seeking skills training, employer referrals, work tryouts and on-the-job services; a similar brochure is also available for students.
|The New York State Early Intervention Program (Age Birth-2)
The Early Intervention Program offers a variety of therapeutic and support services to eligible infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families.
|Information for Parents of Preschool Students with Disabilities, Ages 3-5
Information regarding preschool age students with disabilities.
|The Early Childhood Direction Center (ECDC)
The ECDC provides information about programs and services for young children, ages birth through five, who have physical, mental, or emotional disabilities and help families obtain services for their children.