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Guide to Special Education

The Guide to Special Education briefly explains the basics of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process, including determining if a child is eligible, the components of the IEP, tips for preparing for an IEP meeting and more.  It also includes a list of common acronyms used in special education, information about the Community Advisory Committee and phone numbers for the special education departments of the 14 school districts served by the North Coastal Consortium for Special Education (NCCSE).

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