Templates for Letters

Change of Placement Request – Full credit to nichcy.org.

FERPA Request – Requesting your child’s records.

FERPA Initial Request – Requesting records for the very first time!

Follow up Letter -Full credit to nichcy.org.

Gebser Letter – Credit to the late Reed Martin, Esq.

Initial Evaluation for Special Education Services – Full credit to nichcy.org.

Meeting to Review the IEP  – Full credit to nichcy.org.

Independent Educational Evaluation at District Expense – Full credit to nichcy.org.

Parent Concerns Template – submitted by parents for an IEP meeting

Positive Feedback Letter  – Full credit to nichcy.org.

Preparation for the IEP Meeting

Reading Evaluation Request -Reading Evaluation Request with definitions of reading. Credit to wrightslaw.com for this letter.

Ten Day Notice – Full credit to nichcy.org.

Ten Day Notice – another sample letter

Writing to Discuss a Problem – Full credit to nichcy.org.

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Articles on Letter Writing:

The Art of Writing Letters by Pamela Wright, MA, MSW
http://www.wrightslaw.com/advoc/articles/DRAFT_Letters.html
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More Resources for sample letters:

Sample letters from the Student Advocacy Center of Michigan:  http://www.studentadvocacycenter.org/create-a-letter/

Our Children Left Behind Forums & Archives / Template Letter Bank
http://ourchildrenleftbehind.yuku.com/forum/view/id/13

http://www.bridges4kids.org/IEP/FBAPBSsample.html – Requesting a Functional Behavior Analysis (FBA)

http://www.bridges4kids.org/IEP/NoRestraintLetter.html – Requesting no restraints

http://www.bridges4kids.org/IEP/Placement.html#ltr – Requesting the IEP team to discuss change of placement.

http://www.bridges4kids.org/IEP/MusicTherapy.html – Requesting music therapy

http://www.bridges4kids.org/misc/OrgSkillsLtr.html – Requesting an evaluation of a child’s organizational skills