Are there documents offered online in Spanish that discuss disabilities and education?
Yes. Here are a few examples:
- The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) offers a wide variety of information in Spanish on its Spanish Language Resources page. Information is available regarding specific disabilities, laws, health care, assistive technology, Individualized Education Plans, mediation, and many other topics.
- The International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet maintains a web page called Web Accessibility and Disability Resources in Spanish that has links to a wide variety of topics.
- The Pacer Center offers bilingual workshops, individual assistance and translated publications focusing on issues facing families from diverse backgrounds.
- The Texas Project FIRST has developed a parent-friendly, bilingual website to provide information to help parents understand the complex special education issues and become more effective participants in their child’s education process.
- The U.S. Office of Civil Rights, which provides information about discrimination and equal access, offers Spanish-language versions of many documents. For example, the Spanish-language version of Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities .