Special Education and Disability Issue Resources and Authority

FEDERAL RESOURCES:

IDEA  (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) 2004
http://idea.ed.gov/download/statute.html

US Dept. of Education IDEA Website
http://idea.ed.gov

ADA  (Americans with Disabilities Act) including 2008 Amendments
http://www.ada.gov/pubs/adastatute08.htm

ADA Website
http://www.ada.gov

Text of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
http://www2.ed.gov/pubs/Sec504/append-a.html

US Dept. of Health and Human Services
YOUR RIGHTS UNDER SECTION 504 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/civilrights/resources/factsheets/504.pdf

US Dept. of Education, Office for Civil Rights
Frequently Asked Questions About Section 504 and the Education of Children with Disabilities
http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/504faq.html

Overview of ADA, IDEA, and Section 504
http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED389142.pdf

US Dept. of Education, Office of Civil Rights (OCR) Rulings Under Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act: Higher Education Student Cases
http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ875995.pdf

Federal Student Aid for Postsecondary Students with Intellectual Disabilities
(includes list of schools nationwide which have CTP’s (Comprehensive Transition  and Postsecondary Programs)
https://studentaid.ed.gov/eligibility/intellectual-disabilities

College Programs for Students with Aspergers
http://www.collegeautismspectrum.com/collegeprograms.html

 

MICHIGAN RESOURCES:

Michigan Department of Education
Office of Special Education
http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,1607,7-140-6530_6598—,00.html

Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education (MARSE)
Supplemented With Selected IDEA Federal Regulations
http://downloads.microscribepub.com/michigan/marse_2013.pdf

Michigan Personal Curriculum
Dept. of Education Main Page
http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,1607,7-140-6530_30334_49879—,00.html

Personal Curriculum: Parent and Educator Guide
https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/PC_Guide_Final_5_12_09_277958_7.pdf

Personal Curriculum- FAQs
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/PC_FAQs_5_12_09_277981_7.pdf

Michigan’s Policy on Seclusion and Restraint
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/StandardsforSeclusion-Restraint_247533_7.pdf 

Michigan Department of Education
Public Agency Placement of Students with Disabilities In Private Schools
https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/10-08-08PolicyPrivateSchoolPlacement_253280_7.pdf 

Postsescondary Dual Enrollment Criteria For Fifth-Year High School Pupils
http://www7.dleg.state.mi.us/orr/Files%5CAdminCode%5C576_10548_AdminCode.pdf

Michigan Rehabilitation Services- Michigan Dept. of Human Services
http://www.michigan.gov/dhs/0,4562,7-124-5453_25392-272058–,00.html

US Office of Social Security
Supplemental Security Income Home Page
https://www.ssa.gov/ssi/

 

OTHER MICHIGAN RESOURCES:

Michigan Protection and Advocacy Services
http://www.mpas.org

Michigan Alliance for Families Archived Free Webinars on Special Education
http://www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/webinar/

Michigan Transition Outcomes Project
http://mi-top.cenmi.org

Grand Valley State University START Transition page
http://www.gvsu.edu/autismcenter/transition-resources-138.htm

ARC of Michigan 2016 INCOME TAX GUIDE
2016 Income Tax Guide prepared for persons supporting children and/or adults with intellectual impairment and/or related developmental disabilities.
http://thearcoakland.org/wp-content/uploads/TaxGuide-2016-FINAL-11116-PDF.pdf