Request to Begin Special Education Process

Determine your child's eligibility for special education.  Use this form to start the formal process of implementing an IEP by first requesting an assessment of your child physical or psychological disabilities, including:

  • mental retardation
  • autism
  • hearing, speech, language, orthopedic, or visual impairment

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  • Use this document if you believe your child is in need of special help from your school district.

    A federal law called the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA) gives parents and guardians the right to request assessments of their children for physical or psychological disabilities that may affect their ability to learn. More information on the IDEA is included in the instructions that accompany this form.

    Important to Know: