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Is your child eligible for summer services?

Do you know if your child is eligible for summer services? If you assume he is on the list, you may discover too late the opposite is true. It’s essential to follow up with the school now to find out your child’s status, before final decisions are made. Spring is when administrators plan summer staffing and determine the needs of students for summer services, or Extended School Year services (ESY). What is ESY? The goal of ESY is to provide students with disabilities special education services over the summer to prevent regression and provide special education students a Free and Appropriate Public Education. Law requires ESY for qualified students. ESY also includes related services, such a