P&A Fact Sheets

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Seclusion and Restraint

School Transition Services

Related Services

Protections for Students Not Yet Identified as Eligible for IDEA

Prior Written Notice

Mediation-An Alternative to Due Process

Least Restrictive Environment

Health Care Needs of Students Attending Public Schools

Filing a Complaint with the SC Department of Education

Filing a Section 504 Education Complaint

Family Education Rights and Privacy Act

Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) and Behavior Improvement Plans (BIPs)

Expulsion and Manifestation

Education for Children with Disabilities

Special Education Evaluation

Discipline of Students with Disabilities


Assistive Technology and Special Education

Advocacy Tips for Meeting with School District Officials

Adult Students with Disabilities Educational Rights Consent Act

The Rights of College Students with Disabilities

When Your Child Grows Up-Legal Effect of Becoming an Adult


2009 SC Report – Policies and Practices on the Use of Restraint Seclusion and Timeout in SC Public Schools

In addition to this 2009 Report, P&A staff served as members of the work group that developed the Guidelines on the Use of Seclusion and Restraint issued by the SC Department of Education in 2011.


Other Resources

Guidelines on the Use of Seclusion and Restraint–SC Department of Education

To read the Guidelines, click on “Seclusion and Restraint Guidelines” on the website of the SC Department of Education at: