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Guide to the Individualized Education Program

The Maine Department of Education posts this lengthy guide, to help parents through the IEP process. more...

IDEA Basics: How the Law Works

This explains the process and timelines, from the initial referral of your child for special ed through an appeal to court. more...

Maine Parent Federation Fact Sheets

These are short how-to help guides for parents of children with special needs. They cover a broad range of topics, including preparing for an IEP meeting. more...

Section 504 Education Law

Sometimes a school will recommend that your child receive special services under another law, usually referred to as "Section 504." Learn about this law and how it differs from the IDEA. more...

Special Education: A New Language

Learn the key concepts and buzz-words of the IDEA, such as PET, IEP, FAPE and LRE. more...

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