Reviewing regional center and/or education records can help a child’s caregiver or education rights holder understand their needs and become a better advocate for them. Our printable step-by-step guides outline who can request records, the purpose of those requests, examples of records received, and procedures for requesting records
Requesting a Education Records:
Requesting an Special Education Assessment/Referral:
Requesting a special education assessment can help determine whether a child has an education disability and whether they are in need of special education services. Through special education a child may be eligible to receive an Individualized Education Program (“IEP”) that is specifically designed to meet their unique needs based on their disability. Our printable step-by-step guides outline the procedures for requesting a special education assessment.
Requesting an Assessment/Referral for Early Start:
Early Start assessments can help determine whether a child has a developmental delay and whether they are in need of early intervention services. Through Early Start, a child may be eligible to receive an Individualized Family Service Plan (“IFSP”) that is specifically designed to meet their unique needs and the concerns of the family. Our printable step-by-step guide outlines the procedures for requesting an Early Start assessment.