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Advocating for Your Child with a Learning Disability

How can parents get special education services for their learning disabilities child? A screening and assessment is the initial step, followed by an individualized education plan (IEP) meeting, and then a decision is made about the types of special services the child is qualify for.

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    General Information about Disabilities

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