Resources − IEP and the 504 Plan
Alaska Department of Education & Early Development
801 West 10th Street, Suite 200
PO Box 110500
Juneau, AK 99811-0500
Governor's Council on Disabilities and Special Education
3601 C Street, Suite 740
Anchorage, AK 99524-0249
The Governor's Council strives to create change for people with disabilities through advocacy, planning, capacity building and systems change. Connect with other parents and educators in Alaska about special education through Aksped, an electronic group discussion, under the "Resources" section.
Stone Soup Group (PTI)
307 E Northern Lights Blvd #100
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
Stone Soup Group is the federally funded Parent Training and Information Center (PTI) for Alaska. Regional parent navigators provide information, support and training to families, service providers and educators working of children needing special education services. Services are provided free of charge.
The Complete IEP Guide: How to Advocate for Your Special Ed, 5th ed.
By Siegel (Nolo Press, 2007 - ISBN: 978-1-4133-0510-4)
Families and Advocates Partnership for Education (FAPE)
FAPE aims to improve educational outcomes for children with disabilities. This website links families, advocates, and self-advocates to communicate the focus of IDEA.
Learning Disabilities Online
A website for parents and teachers with great links to information about learning disabilities.
Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation
A website for parents, teachers, and therapists on sensory integration problems. It contains useful pamphlets that can be downloaded to explain Dysfunctional Sensory Integration to teachers.
A comprehensive website dedicated to special education, including rights of children and parents, and how parents can advocate for their children. Both IEP and Section 504 accommodations are discussed. Any question or concern a parent could have about getting needed services for their child is covered.
Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy –
The Special Education Survival Guide, 2nd ed.
Wright & Wright (Harbor House Law Press, 2006 - ISBN: 978-1-892320-09-4)