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The Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council provides information about events around Ohio and online covering topics that may be of interest to people with disabilities, their families and others. Would you like to have your event added to our calendar? Contact Kim Crishbaum at or 614-466-5232. Please note that we do not necessarily endorse each event. The information is provided as a service to pass along information that may be of interest to the public.

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Parent’s Rights in the Special Education Process (Zanesville)
Start Date/Time:
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 5:00 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
End Date/Time:
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 8:00 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority

Participants will gain a functional knowledge of parent’s rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 2004. The six components of a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) will be discussed and explained. Timelines under IDEA, as well as, the evaluation, referral and testing process will be covered. Participants also will learn the basic facts about mediation, Ohio Department of Education complaint procedures, resolution meetings and due process procedures.

Participants will also learn about their child’s rights to FAPE  and a system for organizing records.  This make-it and take-it workshop will assist participants in organizing records and documentation that pertain to their child’s education and health needs. Discussion of parents’ rights under IDEA 2004 and how the documentation can be used to assist parents in developing an IEP and how to work with other agencies will be presented. 

Laryssa Beatty from the Ohio Coalition of Children with Disabilities (OCECD) will be the presenter.

The event will be held at the Muskingum County Library, 220 North Fifth Street in Zanesville, OH  43701.

For more information, contact:  Laryssa Beatty at  or 1-855-735-1323.

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