Parent’s Rights

Parents, legal guardians, persons authorized to make educational decisions, and surrogate parents of children with disabilities from three years of age through age 21 have rights with respect to getting the appropriate services for their children in need of special education services.  (Note: If you need additional information about this and other topics related to Special Education, please visit the "Learning and Leadership" section of the website.

These rights, also called Procedural Safeguards (rev. October 2016), are discussed in detail below: