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Translation of IEP into Native Language

In accordance with Maryland House Bill 86, Worcester County Public Schools will translate the completed Individualized Education Program (IEP) to the parents’ native language upon request if that native language is spoken by more than one percent 1% of the student population in the school system as determined from Powerschool, the student information database, within thirty (30) days from request.

  1. The native language data will be reviewed each year in Powerschool to verify and identify any language that is more than 1% of the spoken language of the student population.
  2. Worcester County Public Schools will translate the complete IEP to parents’ native language for any language that is more than 1% of the student population when:
    1. Parents’ request the IEP be translated into their native language by:
      1. Requesting this from the case manager at the school, or
      2. Calling the Special Education Office at the Board of Education Office at 410-632-5037
    2. Native language is verified to be more than 1% of the student population
  3. Translation of the finalized IEP will be provided within 30 days of the parent’s request

Infants and Toddlers

Maryland Infants and Toddlers Program: A Family Guide to Early Intervention Services in Maryland
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Growth and Developmental Milestones - SPANISH

Are You Concerned About Your Child's Development? A Child Find Brochure for Families in Maryland 
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Maryland Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) 
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Parent Resources

Maryland Statewide IEP Document.pdf July 2016 Update
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Understanding the Evaluation, Eligibility and Individualized Education Program (IEP) Process in Maryland-ENG
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Understanding Your Individualized Education Program (IEP) Rights and Responsibilities - Spanish

Maryland Procedural Safeguards Notice - Updated July 2016
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Parents' Guide to Habilitative Services (Spanish)

Parent Involvement is Essential: A Parent Involvement Brochure for Families of Children Who Have an IFSP or IEP 
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Transition Planning Guide: Preparing Children with Disabilities to Move From School to Appropriate Postsecondary Outcomes 
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