Parent Information

Making a Request - Assessment for Special Education Eligibility 
Children ages 0-3
If you have developmental concerns about your infant or toddler less than three years of age, please contact 
GOISD Early On  or Early On Michigan

School age children 
A parent may request a special education evaluation in writing by contacting LLW Principal, Melissa Nigh or LLW Special Education Supervisor, Heidi Lauzon at 932-0932. The parent may wish to arrange a meeting, connect by phone, or send their written request to Mrs. Nigh or Mrs. Lauzon in care of Ironwood Area Schools, 650 E. Ayer Street.

PARENT REFERRAL FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION EVALUATION

PARENT HANDBOOK

MICHIGAN PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS



​Family Matters Fact Sheets
 

​Family Matters provides parents and families with information about special education and other resources. 
Family Matters information flyer 

SPECIAL EDUCATION PROCESS

IDEA

EVALUATION

IEP

FAPE


Other agencies and organizations 
​that work with fa
milies and schools to support students with disabilities.

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Michigan Alliance for Families
A parent group that works directly with families across the state.

Statewide Autism Resources and Training (START) Project
Works with schools, community partners, and families to support students with ASD.

Michigan Special Education Mediation Program (MSEMP)
Mediators help resolve disagreements between parents and schools.

IDEA Grant Funded Initiatives
Various initiatives funded by the Office of Special Education to enhance its support for special education in Michigan.

Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS)
MRS helps individuals with disabilities enter the workforce.

​Center for Parent Information and Resources
A federally-funded center that assists other parent training centers.

TRUSTED SITE FOR INFORMATION ON SCHOOL BULLYING

TECHNICAL COLLEGE FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

PARENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE GO-ISD

GOGEBIC-ONTONAGON ISD SPECIAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT WEBSITE