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.
Family Matters Fact Sheets
Family Matters provides parents and families with information about special education and other resources.
Family Matters information flyer
Other agencies and organizations
that work with families and schools to support students with disabilities.
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.
GOISD Special Education Policies and Procedures
Plan for the Delivery of Special Education Programs and Services
Special Education Center-Based Program Placement Guidelines
GOISD Inclusion Documentation for LLW Teachers
GOISD Student Profile