IDEA – Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Fast Facts – Colorado Department of Education short documents about a variety of special education topics including IDEA
Special Education Guidance Documents – Colorado Department of Education
PEAK Parent Center – Colorado’s Parent Training and Information Center offering education and training on IDEA.
THRIVE Centeroffers outreach to under-served groups to identify families that have children with disabilities that need information, support and services..
10 Tips: How to Use IDEA 2004 to improve your child’s special education from Wrightslaw
Books you may want to check out: (These are available on Amazon.com or may be found in your local library)
The Everyday Guide to Special Education Law, Second Edition By Randy Chapman, Esq. Randy Chapman has been the Director of Legal Services at The Legal Center in Colorado since 1980 and is one of the leading experts in the country in special education law. Randy’s influence helped shape the implementation of special education law in Colorado, and has made the law accessible to parents so they can be more effective advocates for their children.
Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition by Peter W. D. Wright, Esq. and Pamela Darr Wright
Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition – The Special Education Survival Guide by Peter W. D. Wright, Esq. and Pamela Darr Wright