Information for Parents on Rights and Safeguards Under Part C of IDEA: Examples of on-line materials from various states
These are examples from various states and may not be inclusive. If your state has
similar resources, please contact Joicey Hurth
(firstname.lastname@example.org) to add your URL to our list.
Child & Family Rights Brochure (October 2001) (PDF: 77kb)
A booklet describing rights given to children and families under Alaska State law
Family Rights Statement (March 2002) (PDF: 106kb)
State statute, regulations and federal law set requirements for the identification
of eligible children, service delivery, quality assurance, and the confidentiality
of all records, data and identifying information received by DHSS and your family's
local EI/ILP. The information in this PDF is a brief explanation of your protections
according to state and federal laws.
Parents' Rights Information
Provide an Introduction to the Early Start Program and
Parents' Rights. The parents' rights brochures are available in
English, Spanish, Chinese and Vietnamese.
- Birth to Three System
This website provides a good overall orientation to the EI system.
- Especially for Families: Parental Rights
Mediation brochures are available in English and Spanish, but some information specific to CT is included. Staying In
Charge brochures in 7 languages describe federal regulations on
rights and safeguards under Part C. Languages include: English,
Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, French, Haitian Creole and Vietnamese.
Steps Family Orientation Video (mpg: 27,034kb)
An excellent overview to the entire IFSP process, including rights and safeguards, and the role of providers in
helping family members support their child's learning and development in daily activities.
Available in English, Spanish and Vietnamese. These booklets
guide families through the steps to early childhood
intervention services and inform them about their
- Parent Rights Brochure - Revised 2009
This document was developed to provide parents with an overview of their rights and procedural safeguards under IDEA, Part C. The
brochure is available through the local public awareness contact and is handed out as a summary when FRCs and service providers
verbally explain parent rights to a parent/family in Washington State. These materials are available in PDF format * in English,
Cambodian, Chinese, Korean, Lao, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese.
- A Family's Guide to Early Intervention
Services in Washington State - Revised 2008 (PDF: 419kb)
This booklet was developed to provide parents and families with a more in-depth description of early intervention services and their
rights under IDEA, Part C. These materials are available in PDF format * in English, Cambodian, Chinese, Korean, Lao, Russian, Spanish,
- The Mediation Brochure - Revised 2004
This brochure explains the who, what, where, when and why process of mediation services available in the state. When parents and
providers of early intervention services disgree about any matter relating to the identification, evaluation, or provision
of services for an infant or toddler (birth to three) mediation is offered as an option for families under IDEA, Part C. English,
Spanish, Cambodian, Chinese, Korean, Lao, Russian, Vietnamese.
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