Rights of Youth with Mental Health Needs Regarding Education and Special Education in Massachusetts

Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee

A comprehensive overview.which includes the following chapters:

  • Eligibility
  • Referral
  • Evaluation
  • IEP/ Services in School
  • IEP Placement Options
  • Transition Planning
  • Chapter 688 Referral
  • After School Programming
  • School Disciplinary Actions
  • Due Process Rights
  • Records
  • Educational Services in Institutional Settings
  • Rights Regarding a GED
  • Special Education and Autism
  • MCAS and Students with Disabilities
  • Children and Trauma
  • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and Socio-Emotional Learning (SEL)
  • Schools and Rosie D. Implementation
  • Homeless Children and Education
  • Foster Children and Education
  • College Age Students with Disabilities