1.       Families Together Inc. is a wonderful resource for families in Kansas who have children with special needs. Programs are available in English and Spanish and are provided at no cost.  They can help answer questions about how to access educational services, health plans and resources. They can help parents develop advocacy skills for their child and connect parents to other parents who have gone through a similar path.  You can access their resources here: https://familiestogetherinc.org/

2.       Federal IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act) law lays out important provisions that schools must follow when evaluating students for special education services, developing or changing an Individualized Education Plan (IEP), or when attempting to resolve special education disputes between families and schools.  The parental rights guides in English and Spanish can be found here: https://www.ksde.org/Portals/0/SES/forms/KSDE_IDEA_Part_B_ProcSafeguardsKansas.pdf


3.       Dyslexia what parents need to know article:  https://www.ksde.org/Portals/0/SES/misc/Dyslexia-WhatFamiliesNeedKnow.pdf

4.       Federal IDEA website link: https://sites.ed.gov/idea/