Parent Information and FAQ: Special Education
The following information was created to help families understand and access our special education programs and services.
Please click on the drop down menus below for answers to frequently asked questions and assistance with the IEP evaluation and process.
- How do I get special education services for my child?
- How will my child be evaluated?
- Does the school need my consent to assess my child?
- How long does the school district have to evaluate my child?
- What will happen with the results of my child's evaluation?
- What if disagree with my child's program and/or placement?
- What special education programs exist in the Wissahickon School District and where are they implemented?
- How does my child exit special education?
- How do I get approval for a TSS to be able to come into my child’s school?
- Where can I find information about my legal rights related to special education?
- What is an IEP?
- How can a parent participate in developing an IEP?
- Who serves as my child's school-based IEP team?
- What happens if an IEP Team cannot make the meeting?
- What should I expect at the IEP meeting?
- What happens after the IEP meeting?
- What are some special education terms I should know before going to an IEP meeting?