Parental Rights: The Maryland Procedural Safeguards Notice


The procedural safeguards notice includes a full explanation of your rights in an easily understandable manner and in your native language. This procedural safeguards notice applies to children and families receiving services through an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) and also to children/students receiving services through an Individualized Education Program (IEP).

The protections included in this document are established by the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA 2004) and the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR).

Native Language
Electronic Mail
Prior Written Notice
Independent Educational Evaluation
Confidentiality of Information
Discipline of Children with Disabilities
Parental Unilateral Placement of Children in Private Schools at Public Expense
Transfer of Parental Rights at Age of Majority
Resolving Disagreements

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