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~Introduction to Special Education





~ADA Section 504

Selected materials from the Office for Civil Rights on Section 504 of the Rehabilitation

Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act


~Questions and Answers on the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 for Students with Disabilities Attending Public Elementary and Secondary Schools


~ Building the Legacy / Construyendo el Legado: A Training Curriculum on IDEA 2004

The Building the Legacy/Construyendo el Legado training curriculum was

produced by NICHCY at the request of the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) at the U.S. Department of Education. The curriculum is intended to help all those involved with children with disabilities understand and implement the IDEA 2004, the nation's special education law.


~CADRE Dispute Resolution in Special Education ~ Parent Resource Collection


"Resources & guidance that help family members understand & prepare for their dispute resolution options."


~Central Florida Parent Center (CFPC) Online Presentations

Participate in a CFPC Presentation your pajamas!

(Well, technically you could attend one

of our LIVE presentations in your pajamas --

but doing it this way, less people will

point and laugh.)

~Early Childhood Transition Video - Part C to Part B

This video is a tool for families to help them prepare for transition from the Early Steps program to school district or other

community programs when their child is three years of age, and to know what to expect during the transition process.


~Extended School Year Services for Students With Disabilities

~ FAST - Family Advocacy and Support Training Training Materials

PACERís National FAST (Family Advocacy and Support Training) Project will provide family support

leadership training to families of children with disabilities in fifty states and territories.

 A primary emphasis will be reaching underserved families from all geographic regions.

~Florida Fathers Network Workshop

Involving fathers in the lives of children with disabilities

Providing a forum for fathers to learn,

voice their thoughts and network with other fathers

Florida Fathers Website

~IDEA - individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004

The Individual with Disabilities Education Act, (IDEA) is our nation's special education law.

 The IDEA guides how states, school districts, and public agencies provide early intervention,

special education, and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers,

children, and youth with disabilities.


~IEP Team Process Videos



The IEP Team

What's Included in the IEP

Getting Ready for the IEP Meeting

The IEP Meeting

~Independent Educational Evaluation

~IRIS Center

The IRIS Center is a national center dedicated to improving education outcomes for all children, especially those with disabilities birth through age twenty-one, through the use of effective evidence-based practices and interventions.


~Knowing your rights under "The Baker Act" Video by Disability Rights Florida


~Office of Special Education Programs Videos and Q & A Documents


This is a collection of video clips and Question/Answer documents from the Office of Special Education Programs on the IDEA 2004 Regulations.

~Pacer ADAA 504 Training

~Pacer Center Archived Webinars

PACER Center is a parent training and information center for families of children and youth with all

 disabilities from birth through 21 years old. Located in Minneapolis, it serves families across the nation,

 as well as those in Minnesota. Parents can find publications, workshops, and other resources to help make

 decisions about education, vocational training, employment, and other services for their children with disabilities



~Parent Involvement Modules


This four-part series was created through a collaborative partnership between the Florida Department of Education and the
State Personnel Development Grant at Florida Gulf Coast University, with input from parents at the Central Florida Parent Center.


~Partners in Employment


Partners in Employment is a self-study course designed to help people with developmental disabilities find meaningful jobs and jumpstart their careers.



~Partners in Policymaking


Partners in Policymaking Online Courses

~Procedural Safeguards

~Project 10 On-line Training

This page provides information and links to training in the Secondary Transition Online Module series. The modules are designed for new teachers or those who need a refresher in selected secondary transition requirements and effective practices. The modules may also be used by other stakeholders who desire to expand their knowledge of Florida's secondary transition requirements and practices.

~Referral to Special Education



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