Florida Special Education Process Timelines

Item Description Timeline Reference
Child Find A child who has been participating in the early intervention program for infants and toddlers with disabilities By 3rd birthday https://www.fdlrsemeraldcoast.org/child-find
see (3)(e)
Request for Evaluation by Parent Evaluation of eligibility 30 days to obtain consent from Parent http://flrules.elaws.us/fac/6a-6.0331/ see (3)(c)
Evaluation Time to conduct evaluation and complete report after informed consent received from parent 60 calendar days http://flrules.elaws.us/fac/6a-6.0331/ see (3)(g)
Individualized Education Program (IEP) Time following evaluation report to develop IEP 30 calendar days http://flrules.elaws.us/fac/6a-6.03028/ see (3)(f)
Time from development of IEP to implementation ASAP http://flrules.elaws.us/fac/6a-6.03028/ see (3)(m)
  Review of IEP At least annually http://flrules.elaws.us/fac/6a-6.03028/ see (3)(i)
Request for re-evaluation by Parent   Written notice to parent 10 days before meeting http://www.flsenate.gov/Laws/Statutes/2013/1003.5715  
Re-evalauation   At least every 3 years http://flrules.elaws.us/fac/6a-6.0331/ see (7)