Parent Resource Guide for Special Education
The Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) is a plan or program developed to ensure that a child who has a disability identified under the law and is attending an elementary or secondary educational institution receives specialized instruction and related services.
Parent Resource Guide for 504 Plans
A 504 Plan is a plan developed to ensure that a child who has a disability identified under the law and is attending an elementary or secondary educational institution receives accommodations that will ensure their academic success and access to the learning environment.
A personal curriculum (PC) is a tool that is provided for in Michigan law 380.1278a and 380.1278b that allows specific modifications to be made to certain requirements of the Michigan Merit Curriculum in order to individualize the rigor and relevance of the educational experience. While the law specifies the areas in which modifications may be made for specific groups of students, the personal curriculum is intended to help make the MMC accessible to all students while maintaining the academic rigor required to uphold the integrity of the high school diploma.
MISD Recommended Processes for Determination of a Specific Learning Disability
As a constituent district of the Macomb Intermediate School District, the Arts Academy in the Woods will adhere to the following recommended processes for determining the existence of a specific learning disability.
Resources for Homeless Assistance
Students who are experiencing permanent or temporary homelessness are supported via the McKinney Vento Homeless Assistance Grant (Title X.) Our Title X coordinator is Mrs. Ziolkowski email@example.com
The goal of this grant is to ensure that all homeless children and youth have equal access to the same free, appropriate public education available to other children, and to help them graduate ready for careers, college, and community.
There are many resources available in Macomb County. If you are interested in additional resources, please contact our School Social Worker.
We believe these links are generally helpful to special educators and parents. However, we make no guarantees as to the accuracy or timeliness of these sites. Some links lead to many other special education Web resources.
If links are in-operative, misleading or otherwise inappropriate, please tell us: firstname.lastname@example.org Please address any other content concerns to the author of the specific web site.
These abbreviations are regularly used in special education and it can be helpful to be aware of them