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Informed Consent for Evaluation and Services



Special Education Informed Consent Quick Guide

This Special Education Informed Consent for Evaluation and Services Quick Guide document highlights the key points and important resources for local education agencies (LEAs) to consider for obtaining informed consent for special education evaluations and services. The quick guide provides an overview of procedures and requirements for obtaining informed consent, and legal and state resources. An asynchronous video module and handout also accompany this quick guide.

Special Education Informed Consent Module Handout


Special Education Informed Consent—Legal Requirements and Best Practice

This is an online training module regarding the legal requirements and best practice for local education agencies to follow when obtaining informed consent for conducting Full and Individual Initial Evaluations (FIIEs), reevaluations when additional data is necessary, and initiating special education and related services. It covers the required elements of informed consent, the legal requirements for obtaining informed consent for special education evaluation and services, and the benefits of having a clear, dedicated informed consent process.