Below are sample letters you can use to send to the school district. Make sure you fill in all the red areas with your specific information. Make sure you delete all notes and instructions before you send the letter. If you email the letter, always follow-up by sending a hard copy by regular mail. These letters should be sent to the principal and not the teacher; principals have the authority, teachers do not.
Letter requesting an INITIAL EVALUATION from the school district - for a child who has never been evaluated by the school district before
**Important: You must also download/print the following letter from the Department of Education to send with your letter requesting initial evaluations - click on the following: OSEP LETTER
Letter requesting an INDEPENDENT EDUCATIONAL
EVALUATION (IEE) from the school district - when you want to request a private evaluation, paid for by the school district. Note: You can only request an IEE afterthe school district has done their evaluation first. click here
Letter requesting ADDITIONAL EVALUATIONS from the school district - when the child has an IEP/504 Plan and you want updated evaluations
Letter CANCELLING AUTHORITY you gave to school district to contact
your child's therapists, physicians, specialists, etc. click here