Creating And Maintaining A Quality School Experience For Your Child.
Published: March-April 2014
Fostering Families Today
Vol. 14, No. 1 , p. 20-22
Fostering Media Connections
412 West 6th Street, Suite 925
Los Angeles, CA 90014
This article explains how foster parents can be effective advocates for children within the local school system. It discussed the rights of children with disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Individualized Education Program, and the 504 Plan required under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Parents are urged to contact their local Parent and Information training Center for help and access resources online.
foster children; children with disabilities; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; childrens rights; education; school issues; child advocacy; parental role; foster parents