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State and Federal Special Education COVID-19 Guidance
Below is guidance provided by Federal and State agencies, pertaining to the continued provision of Special Education services to Colorado children with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Supplemental Fact Sheet Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities. - U.S. Department of Education
- Supporting Children with Disabilities During COVID-19 Outbreak (PDF) - U.S. Department of Education
- Disaster Guidance: Flexibility and Waivers for Grantees and Program Participants Impacted by Federally Declared Disasters (PDF) - U.S. Department of Education
- Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities (PDF) - U.S. Department of Education
- Part B Procedural Safeguards in the COVID-19 Environment Q&A Document (June 30, 2020) (PDF) - U.S. Department of Education
Guidance from the CDE Exceptional Student Services
Topics in the Special Education FAQ:
- Compensatory Services
- Extended School Year (ESY)
- Individualized Education Program (IEP) Meetings
- Prior Written Notices
- Provision of Special Education and Related Services during Suspension of In-Person Learning
- Special Education Evaluations
Guidance from CDE
- Suspension and Extension of Standard Record Reviews for School Year 2019-20 (PDF) - CDE
- Joint Guidance on IDEA Part C and C to B Activities During COVID-19 - Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) and CDE
- Joint Guidance on Hearing & Vision Screening During COVID-19 (PDF) - From Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) and CDE
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