Procedural Safeguards Manual for Parents Rights for Children Ages 3–21
The Notice of Procedural Safeguards: Rights of Parents of Students with Disabilities explains the specific rights and responsibilities of the parent in the special education process. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act 2004 (IDEA 2004) requires school districts to give parents the Procedural Safeguards only one time a year, except upon: initial referral or on request for evaluation; the first occurrence of the filing of a due process hearing complaint; or upon request by a parent.
Procedural Safeguards Manual: Rights of Parents of Students with Disabilities Ages 3-21 - English - Updated August 2022. Translated versions of the updated document will be available in the coming months.