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Blind Students and the IEP Process by Carlton Anne Cook Walker, J.D., M.B.A., M.Ed.  (article)

Center for Parent Information & Resources Every state has at least one federally funded PTI that offers training and information to parents on special education -  find your center (link)

A Matter of Justice Our Fight to Obtain Braille Instruction by Holly Miller  (article)

Weapons of Meaningful Education by Carlton Anne Cook Walker, J.D., M.B.A., M.Ed.  (article)

When Is It Time to Seek Counsel? An Interview with Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum, Esq.  (article)

The Importance of Keeping Written Records for IEP Meetings by Melissa Riccobono (blog post)

The Goal of Goals in IEPs by Carlton Anne Cook Walker, J.D., M.B.A., M.Ed.  (blog post)

An Overview of IEP Assessments  by Melissa Riccobono (blog post)

The Legal Side of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) for Blind and Visually Impaired Students by Carlton Anne Cook Walker, J.D., M.B.A., M.Ed.  (blog post)

A Member of the Team: Playing an Active Role on Your Blind Child’s IEP Team by Melissa Riccobono (blog post)


Key OSEP "Dear Colleague" & Policy Letters   

OSEP Dear Colleague Letter on Braille  June 19, 2013   MS Word  | PDF

OSEP Dear Colleague Letter on Meeting the Communication Needs of Students with Hearing, Vision, or Speech Disabilities   November 12, 2014  

Dear Colleague Letter PDF Fact SheePDF  Frequently Asked Questions PDF 

OSEP Memo 17-05: Eligibility Determinations for Children Suspected of Having a Visual Impairment Including Blindness under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
May 22, 2017  PDF 

Updated Dear Colleague Letter on Preschool Least Restrictive Environments.  January 9, 2017   PDF 

Questions and Answers on U. S. Supreme Court Case Decision Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District Re-1  Dec. 07, 2017   PDF

OSEP Dear Colleague Letter Regarding Education of Children with Disabilities Attending Public Virtual Schools   August 5, 2016   PDF 

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