|1) ||Q||I suspect my child has a learning disability. What should I do?|
If you suspect that your child has a learning disability of any kind, you should contact his/her teacher, counselor, or doctor for further information to determine whether a referral for evaluation is needed.
|2) ||Q||What is a referral?|
A referral is a request for evaluation to determine if your child has a disability and may be eligible for special education services. When a referral is made, a specific timeline and process is followed.
|3) ||Q||Who can make a referral?|
Anyone who is involved with the child may make a referral when there is a suspected disability. Usually a referral is made by the parent, teacher, counselor, or doctor.
|4) ||Q||What is FERPA?|
Family Eduational Rights Protection Act. It was updated 12/2008. The text can be found on the document page