For Families of Students with Disabilities - From the Ohio Department of Education
Understanding your rights and the rights of your child, federal and state laws and resources and tools for helping your child.
Ohio Department of Education Families Landing Page
Information and related educational resources for Information and related educational resources for parents, students and families.
Learn about the specifics of Section 504 and what it can mean for your child.
Whose IDEA Is This? A Parent's Guide to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (effective July 1, 2008; corrected Aug. 29, 2008: see pages 3, 10, 44 and Due Process Complaint and Request for Due Process Form)
In Ohio, Whose IDEA Is This? A Parent's Guide to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA) serves as the Procedural Safeguards Notice in accordance with and as required by 34 Code of Federal Regulations Part 300.504.
Whose IDEA Is This? Now in Ten Languages!
Whose IDEA is this is now available in ten additional languages. Please visit the link to view these procedural safeguards in the language of your choice.
Fun Websites for Families
PBS Website - PBS Kids.org offers a variety of educational games to enjoy with your child. Teacher and parent links are also available. Here are just some examples of what PBS Kids has to offer your child:
Fisher-Price - Play and learn with your child online! The online games and learning activities on the Fisher-Price website are a great way to spend quality time with your child. Have fun with these online activities and remember, every child learns differently and at their own pace.
- Count the Score Learning Game - Play soccer, football, or hockey with your child and practice counting at the same time!
- Phonics Learning Game - The Phonics Game is a fun way to help your little ones learn their A-B-C’s. Children can improve pronunciation by playing Learn Your Letters, learn about “sounding it out” an important step in learning to read, or test their knowledge of the alphabet in See What You Learned.
- Holiday Coloring Pages - The holiday season is an exciting time for children. Each printable page and card recognizes the wonderful traditions we enjoy this time of year. Simply print, color and celebrate!