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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
http://flrules.elaws.us/fac/6a-6.03028/
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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)

Honest and heartfelt interview with an amazing Dadvocate Michael Collins (Part 2 of 2)

Honest and heartfelt interview with an amazing Dadvocate Michael Collins (Part 2 of 2)

Ginger Manly from FND POPIN talks to Michael Collins from Empowerment Parent Resource Center about his 43 year old special needs son advocating as husband, father and pastor.

There are many great resources available, here are some that we touched on during the interview.

– Family Network on Disabilities (FND) – https://fndusa.org/, serves the Florida Panhandle area

– Empowerment Parent Resource Center (EPRC) – https://www.eprcnwfl.com/, serves Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton counties for free.

– Child Find- https://www.fdlrs.org/child-find

– FDLRS- https://www.fdlrs.org/

For more info visit www.eprcnwfl.com




Honest and heartfelt interview with an amazing Dadvocate Michael Collins (Part 1 of 2)

Honest and heartfelt interview with an amazing Dadvocate Michael Collins (Part 1 of 2)

Ginger Manly from FND POPIN talks to Michael Collins from Empowerment Parent Resource Center about his 43 year old special needs son advocating as husband, father and pastor.

There are many great resources available, here are some that we touched on during the interview.

– Family Network on Disabilities (FND) – https://fndusa.org/, serves the Florida Panhandle area

– Empowerment Parent Resource Center (EPRC) – https://www.eprcnwfl.com/, serves Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton counties for free.

– Child Find- https://www.fdlrs.org/child-find

– FDLRS- https://www.fdlrs.org/

For more info visit www.eprcnwfl.com

Honest and heartfelt interview with an amazing Dadvocate Michael Collins (Full video)

Honest and heartfelt interview with an amazing Dadvocate Michael Collins (Full video)

Ginger Manly from FND POPIN talks to Michael Collins from Empowerment Parent Resource Center about his 43 year old special needs son advocating as husband, father and pastor.

There are many great resources available, here are some that we touched on during the interview.

– Family Network on Disabilities (FND) – https://fndusa.org/, serves the Florida Panhandle area

– Empowerment Parent Resource Center (EPRC) – https://www.eprcnwfl.com/, serves Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton counties for free.

– Child Find- https://www.fdlrs.org/child-find

– FDLRS- https://www.fdlrs.org/

For more info visit www.eprcnwfl.com

Steps for Success: Making IEP Meetings Work

Do you often leave your child’s IEP meeting feeling as if your concerns were not heard or addressed and that nothing has changed? You may be missing one of the steps covered in this training. Learn how you can avoid some of the most common hurdles and how to have more productive IEP meetings and better outcomes for your child. Prepared by Leslie Junkin from Mississippi Parent Training and Information Center and presented by Destry Lebrun

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Destry LeBrun interviews Resource Specialist Stacey Paden

Destry LeBrun interviews Empowerment Parent Resource Center’s Resource Specialist Stacey Paden

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