District, State & Federal Resources
RUSD IEP Team Handbook Revised August, 2019
The RUSD IEP Team Handbook Committee is pleased to announce the revised handbook. The IEP Team Handbook is intended to be the authoritative written reference on Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for use by all Racine Unified School District staff members and families. The handbook is interactive and allows the reader to click right to topics that interest them. Just click on the topics in the Table of Contents and be taken right to that page. To go back to the Table of Contents, click the header. This handbook is a user-friendly source of guidance on improving the achievement of students with IEPs.
- Autism Society of American website
Autism Society of America, a national organization focusing on autism, provides information about the disability including characteristics, diagnosis, treatment and education, including IEPs.
- ASSEW website
Autism Society of Southeastern Wisconsin (ASSEW), located in Franklin, Wis., supports people with Autism Spectrum Disorders by sharing information, supporting research, providing networking opportunities and promoting awareness through education and training.
- An Introduction to Special Education
This is an introduction to Special Education by the Wisconsin Department of Instruction.
- DPI special education policies and procedures
- DPI website for special education
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) website for special education
- Rights for Parents and Children
Information or questions regarding your child's special education services
- SLD notification letter
Information regarding change to Wisconsin's rule for identifying students with Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD)
- Special education in plain language
User-friendly handbook on special education laws, policies and practices in Wisconsin