Every child deserves a quality education. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ensures that all children with special needs have access to a “free appropriate public education” and they have the necessary tools to meet their educational goals.
Special Education and Childcare
When a family member has special needs, making sure they’re getting the very best education and care possible may take a lot of involvement and communication with child care providers, school administrators and teachers. Make sure special education or child care is working for you and your child.
Special education is designed to meet unique needs of children with special needs, ages 3 through 21.
Both individualized education programs and 504 plans document how children with special needs will reach their education goals. Learn about the differences between IEPs and 504 plans.
Exploring options, building a support network and self-advocating are steps students with special needs should take to prepare for their transition to adulthood.
Finding the right care for your child with special needs starts with asking the right questions. The military offers quality, affordable child care options, both on the installation and off.