The purpose of this document is to provide information and assistance for parents, educators, administrators, and service providers regarding the implementation of the Standards for Extended School Year Services in Michigan.
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Standards for Extended School Year Services in Michigan - Guidance
Standards for Extended School Year Services in Michigan - Standards
The need for extended school year (ESY) services must be considered for every student with a disability at each Individualized Education Program (IEP) team meeting. ESY services must be provided if the IEP team determines that such services are necessary for the provision of a free appropriate public education (FAPE) to the student. The need for ESY must be determined individually and may not be provided or denied based upon category of disability or program assignment.
Supporting Student Behavior: Standards for the Emergency Use of Seclusion and Restraint
The Supporting Student Behavior: Standards for the Emergency Use of Seclusion and Restraint document summarizes how a positive behavior support approach uses proactive strategies to reduce or eliminate the use of seclusion and restraint, defines the terms "seclusion" and "restraint," outlines procedures for emergency use of seclusion and restraint, and provides a framework for training.
Surrogate Parents and Special Education Decision-Making Guidance
This guidance document provides information to public agencies, service providers, and parents regarding the implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requirements pertaining to surrogate parents. Its purpose is to provide guidance to public agencies in selecting and training surrogate parents.