Florida's Children First

A Transition Guide to Post-Secondary Education and Employment for Students and Youth with Disabilities (2017)

To assist students and youth with disabilities to achieve their post-school and career goals, Congress enacted two key statutes that address the provision of transition services: the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Rehabilitation Act), as amended by Title IV of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).┬áBoth the […]

Brief Overview of Children’s Services

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ILSAC Report 2012

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Rocking the Cradle: Ensuring the Rights of Parents with Disabilities and Their Children

National Council on Disability September 27, 2012 Read the Full Report Here  

Alphabet Soup – Top Terms You Need to Know

Alphabet Soup – Top Terms You Need to Know

Top Ten Actions Florida Can Take to Eliminate the Unnecessary Use of Psychotropic Medications

Top Ten Actions Florida Can Take to Eliminate the Unnecessary Use of Psychotropic Medications

Psychotropic Medications and Children in Foster Care: Tips for Advocates and Judges

The ABA Center on Children and the Law published this public policy brief to assist advocates and judges who work with children and youth who are prescribed psychotropic medication

Kinship Care Legal Handbook: A Guide for Relative Caregivers

This handbook provides a wealth of information for relatives who are caring for children. Topics include custody, benefits, education.

CBHA: Comprehensive Behavioral Health Assessments for Children In State Care

The purpose of this memo is to provide basic information
on CBHAs so that all players in the child welfare system will know what a CBHA is, what it covers, how to obtain one and how to use it. Prepared by the Children’s Legal Services Grantees of the Florida Bar Foundation. CBHA Packet

Technical Assistance Paper on Educational Surrogate Parents

The purpose of this paper is to assist local school districts, agencies and those agencies under contract with the Department of Education (DOE), that provide education services to students with disabilities in the implementation of the surrogate parent rule. (January 2004) Technical Assistance Paper on Educational Surrogate Parents

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