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Preschool Special Education 101: From Rule to Implementation


PSE 101 | Preschool Special Education 101

Understanding the Laws, Rules & Policies that Guide Preschool Special Education in Ohio

Preschool Special Education can be complex to navigate. These learning modules have been created and designed to provide key information on preschool special education topics.

These self-paced online learning modules from the Ohio Department of Education are designed to provide critical information for administrators and professionals on the federal, state and local laws that protect and support students with disabilities.

Those working in special education must understand and follow a wide variety of rules and policies regarding topics such as confidentiality but also be aware of laws directed to identify children with disabilities and protect the rights of students and families. These modules will review required information and include the following elements:


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Preschool Special Education 101 Modules

Child Find

This module focuses on understanding Child Find. Professionals will learn about the federal and state requirements to locate, identify, and serve children with disabilities in preschool special education.

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Confidentiality

This module focuses on understanding confidentiality. Protecting student privacy is a critical element of education and it will be important to understand the federal laws that surround educational records.

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Procedural Safeguards

This module focuses on procedural safeguards. Procedural safeguards ensure parent's rights throughout a child's special education services.

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Transportation of Preschool Children with Disabilities

This module focuses on transportation. Transportation means travel to and from school, between schools, and in and around school buildings, during normal school hours and outside of normal school hours if included on the individual education program.

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Free Appropriate Public Education

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Individualized Education Program (IEP)

Parentally Placed Nonpublic School Children

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