SPECIAL EDUCATION & REHABILITATIVE SERVICES
OSEP Policy Documents Regarding the Education of Infants, Toddlers, Children and Youth with Disabilities

EVALUATIONS, PARENTAL CONSENT, AND REEVALUATIONS

Disclaimer: Letters issued prior to December 3, 2004, may not be consistent with the IDEA, as revised by P.L. 108-446. Letters issued prior to August 14, 2006 may not be consistent with the final regulations for Part B published on that date at 71 Federal Register 46540. Readers are advised to consult with the current statute and final regulations.

Section 607 Reports as published in the Federal Register.

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Letter to Dr. John Copenhaver
October 19, 2007
Topic: Evaluations, Parental Consent, and Reevaluations
Letter clarifying the application of the requirements for parent consent for initial evaluations when a response to intervention process is used for evaluating children with disabilities.
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dotted line Letter to Brigitte Green-Churchwell
October 19, 2007
Topic: Evaluations, Parental Consent, and Reevaluations
Letter explaining that an evaluation under Part B of IDEA is not required before terminating a child's eligibility due to graduation from secondary school with a regular diploma or due to exceeding the age of eligibility for a free appropriate public education under State law.

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