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Thank you for attending the Guardian Ad Litem Training.  Below are the resources and links that were mentioned during the training.

Local/Regional

Aspire Counseling (Mental health evaluations and therapies)

Aspire Counseling

Blue Sprig (Autism evaluations and therapies/ABA)

BlueSprig - Columbia | ABA Therapy in Columbia, MO

Boone County Clerk’s Office

Notification of need for ADA accommodations for Court Hearings for Parents or Informal Adjustment Conferences with J.O. for Children and/or Parents

     Contact: Derek Hux, Deputy Court Administrator

     Boone County Courthouse, 705 E. Walnut St., Columbia, MO 65201

     Phone: (573) 886-4059

     Fax: (573) 886-4070

Boone County Family Resources (BCFR, Christina Devine)

Boone County Family Resources

 

Boone County Mental Health Coalition

(Regional mental health coordinators inside Boone County schools, Bridge program, Teacher support/training)

Boone County Schools Mental Health Coalition

 

Burrell (Mental Health Evaluations and Therapies)

Services for Children and Teens | Burrell Behavioral Health

 

Central Missouri Therapy Spot (Speech/Language, OT, ABA, Music therapy, Social Skills groups)

Central Missouri Therapy SPOT

 

COMO Special Education PTA (Molly Myers)

CoMO SEPTA

 

Columbia Family Law Group (Amy Salladay)

Columbia Family Law Group, LLC

 

Columbia Public Schools Foundation (Grants for Exceptional Students)

Who We Are - Columbia Public Schools Foundation

 

Cruse Chaney-Faughn, Attorrneys at Law

Cruse Chaney-Faughn 

FACE of Boone County (Mental health case-management, access organization for youth birth to 19 in Boone county)

FACE of Boone County

 

Foster Education Liaisons Boone County

 

     Centralia: Cristina Heet - cristina.heet@cr6.org

     Columbia: Ranita Norwood - rnorwood@cpsk12.org

     Hallsville: John Downs - jdowns@hallsville.org

     Harrisburg: Carmen Combs - combsc@harrisburg.k12.mo.us

     Sturgeon: Melia Franklin - mfranklin@sturgeon.k12.mo.us

     Southern Boone (Ashland): Breena Eddy - beddy@ashland.k12.mo.us

     Statewide link in case you need to access an EL from previous district outside of child’s current county placement.             MO DESE is supposed to update annually.

     School District Foster Care Liaisons | Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

 

Gateway Neuropsychological Evaluations (St. Louis: Autism, Dyslexia, ADD, IQ, Speech, Language)

Gateway Neuropsychology

Hero Clinic at Big Tree Medical (New as of 10/18/22 evaluations for Autism, Dyslexia, therapies)

Facebook for Big Tree

And

Big Tree Medical

 

Mid-Missouri Legal Services (Audrain, Boone, Calloway, Chariton, Cole, Cooper, Howard, Miller, Moniteau, Osage, Randolph) 

Mid-Missouri Legal Services

 

Mid-Missouri Assistance League (Operation School Bell)

Operation School Bell | Assistance League – Mid-Missouri

 

Services for Independent Living (Youth Transition Services/Self-Advocacy Trainings)

Services for Independent Living

 

Smarter Steps (Lara Wakefield, Education Advocacy)

SMARTER Steps

 

Therapy Unlimited (Independent Education Evaluations: IQ, Speech/Language, Academics)

Therapy Unlimited

University of Missouri (Evaluations and Therapies)

     Children’s Therapy Center

     Children's Therapy Center - MU Health Care

     Thompson Center for Neurodevelopment

     Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders

     STRIVE Transition Program at MU

     STRIVE: Autism Employment Readiness - Thompson Center

Vocational Rehabilitation Local Office

Missouri Division of Vocational Rehabilitation - Columbia

 

State

Behavior Analysts Advisory Board for State of MO

(Assistance with finding certified BCBAs, conducting FBAs at schools or in-home)

https://pr.mo.gov/ba-members.asp

 

Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP) Overview

What Is a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) | Understood


Behavior Manifestation Determination Information MO DESE for IEP

Discipline of Students Identified as IDEA Eligible Flow Chart D1 | Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

 

Child Complaint Procedures and Forms

Due Process/Child Complaint/Mediation/FIEP | Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

 

Due Process Hearing Procedures and Forms

Due Process/Child Complaint/Mediation/FIEP | Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

 

Educational Surrogate Information for Missouri 

Educational Surrogate

 

Educational Surrogate: “How To Become an Educational Surrogate Video”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_u8u5M28RI&feature=youtu.be&themeRefresh=1

 

Facilitated IEP

Mutually agreed to optional process where a trained Facilitator from MO DESE uses a consensus building process to develop the IEP with parent and school staff)

Facilitated Individualized Education Program (FIEP)

Foster Care Education Resources MO DESE

Foster Care | Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Foster Care Education Bill of Rights

Missouri Foster Care Education Bill of Rights

And

Foster Care Education Bill of Rights

Behavior Analysts Advisory Board for State of MO

(Assistance with finding certified BCBAs, conducting FBAs at schools or in-home)

https://pr.mo.gov/ba-members.asp

Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP) Overview

What Is a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) | Understood

Behavior Manifestation Determination Information MO DESE for IEP

Discipline of Students Identified as IDEA Eligible Flow Chart D1 | Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

 

Child Complaint Procedures and Forms

Due Process/Child Complaint/Mediation/FIEP | Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

 

Due Process Hearing Procedures and Forms

Due Process/Child Complaint/Mediation/FIEP | Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

 

Educational Surrogate Information for Missouri 

Educational Surrogate

 

Educational Surrogate: “How To Become an Educational Surrogate Video”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_u8u5M28RI&feature=youtu.be&themeRefresh=1

 

Facilitated IEP

(Mutually agreed to optional process where a trained Facilitator from MO DESE uses a consensus building process to develop the IEP with parent and school staff)

Facilitated Individualized Education Program (FIEP)

 

Foster Care Education Resources MO DESE

Foster Care | Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

 

Foster Care Education Bill of Rights

Missouri Foster Care Education Bill of Rights

And

Foster Care Education Bill of Rights

 

Functional Behavior Analysis Overview

What Is Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA)? | Understood

 

Missouri Juvenile Justice Association

Purpose – Missouri Juvenile Justice Association

Mediation Procedures and Forms

Due Process/Child Complaint/Mediation/FIEP | Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

 

Missouri Child Advocate’s Office

Missouri Office of Child Advocate

 

Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council

(MODDC: Advocacy Organization, Partners in Policymaking Program)

Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council

 

Missouri Governor’s Council on Disability

(Advisory Council to the Governor, Hosts Missouri Youth Leadership Forum for children with disabilities)

Governor´s Council on Disability (GCD)

Missouri Model: Peer on Peer Restraint in DYS facilities

In Missouri's juvenile justice system, kids can restrain other kids | State News | columbiamissourian.com

AND

The Missouri Model explained by DYS where the justify being the only state to  use Peer on Peer restraints, page 31

Missouri Prevention Science Institute

(State-wide Research to Practice Mental Health Prevention Programs)

Missouri Prevention Science Institute

Missouri Protection and Advocacy Agency

Missouri Protection & Advocacy Services

MoDE Foundation (Michelle Ribaudo, Advocacy)

MoDE Foundation | Missouri

 

MO DESE Special Education Compliance Indicators Manual

Standards & Indicators | Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

 

MO DESE Special Education Department website

Special Education

 

MO DESE Special education Forms website

Special Education Forms

 

MPACT (Parent Training Site for IDEA/Resources)

MPACT


Missouri Parent Bill of Rights (in 27 languages, including ASL)

Parents' Bill of Rights | Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Missouri Procedural Safeguards for Students with Disabilities

Procedural Safeguards | Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

MO RPDC 

     Regional Professional Development Centers for Educators/Trainings for School Staff

     Regional Professional Development Centers | Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

     AND local RPDC is:

     Heart of Missouri RPDC trainings for school staff on special education improvement

     Special Education Compliance & Improvement – Heart of Missouri Regional Professional Development Center (RPDC)

     Contact: Lynn Lynch, Special Education Compliance consultant at lynchly@missouri.edu

 

Vocational Rehabilitation, State Level information

Vocational Rehabilitation | Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

 

Federal/National

Americans with Disabilities Act

ADA.gov

 

Behavior Manifestation for Students with 504 Plans July, 2022 Guidance Memo from OCR

Section 504 Discipline Fact Sheet (PDF)

AND

Supporting Students with Disabilities and Avoiding the Discriminatory Use of Student Discipline under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Council of Parent Advocates and Attorneys (COPAA)

COPAA

 

Difference between IEP and 504

IEP vs. 504 Plan: What Is the Difference Between IEP and 504 Plan? (video)

AND

IEP vs. 504 Plan: What's the Difference? | Understood

ESSA: McKinney Vento and Foster Care Educational Stability

ESSA: McKinney Vento and Foster Care | Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

AND

Education for Homeless Children and Youths - Grants for State and Local Activities

 

FERPA

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

IDEA

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

Office of Civil Rights (OCR)

OCR Home | HHS.gov

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

     Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973 | U.S. Department of Labor

     AND

     Protecting Students With Disabilities

     AND

     Section 504: Rehabilitation Act of 1973 information | Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

     AND

     Parent and Educator Resource Guide to Section 504 in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools 

 

Misc. Documents

Checklists

GAL IDEA Checklist

IEP Meeting Preparation Checklist

Student Strengths Checklist

Forms/Letter Templates

Parent Concerns

Notification to Record Meeting

Discipline Documentation Form

Flow Charts

Education Surrogate Flow Chart

Intial Evaluation

(Parent & Agency Referral)

 Flow Chart

Reevaluation 

Flow Chart

Discipline Suspected/Eligible

Flow Chart

Discipline Process Flow Chart

Fact Sheets

Peer to Peer Restraint

Suspension

11th Day

Discipline - Avoid Discrimination

Foster Care Education Bill of Rights