Special Education Definitions

Acceleration: Moving through schoolwork faster or earlier than usual. ADD: Attention deficit disorder is a medical condition characterized by a child’s inability to focus, while displaying impulsivity, fidgeting, and inattention. Accommodations: Changes that allow a person with a disability to participate fully in an activity. Examples include extended time, different test format, and ...

Parent Resources

Policy 2419WVDE Procedural SafeguardsHand-in-HandAdditional Topics to Search504 DocumentSchool Readiness BrochureA Parent's Advocacy Guide to Special Education: A Companion Guide to WVBE Policy 2419School ReadinessWV School Readiness WebsiteReady Set Go WV School Readiness: For FamiliesPTA Grade Level Parent GuidesKindergarten1st Grade2nd Grade3rd Grade4th Grade5th Grade6th Grade7th Grade8th GradeHigh School EnglishHigh School MathematicsFamily Guide to Fostering Whole ...

Eligibility Categories

Special Education Eligibility Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is the federal law that governs special education in schools. The IDEA states that to qualify for special education services, your child must have a disability based on IDEA guidelines. In addition, the impact of the disability must create a need for special education ...

Significant Disproportionality

WV’s Guidance and Procedures WV’s Guidance and Calculation ProceduresWV Determination TimelineWV’s Memorandum of CEIS ChangesLEA Zoom Meeting 11-15-19 (Webinar) (Powerpoint) Office of Special Education Programs Funded Technical Assistance Centers and Resources CEIS Fiscal and Student Tracking Tools - May 2020 Using the Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS) Fiscal and ...

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