Educational Interpreter Services

Each school district is required to provide an interpreter.

A Parent's Guide to Special Education

available in several different formats and three languages: English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

IEP Translated Forms and Glossaries

Massachusetts Department of Education has Individualized Education Program (IEP) forms and the Parents' Rights Brochure have been translated into sixteen languages. A glossary corresponds to each language translating common education terms. http://www.doe.mass.edu/sped/iep/tforms.html

IDEA Regulations Regarding Native Language and Limited English Proficiency Issues

300.29 Native Language
300.345 Parent Participation
300.346 (ii) Development, review and revision of IEP
300.500 General responsibility of public agencies; definitions

Parent's Notice of Procedural Safeguards
Massachusett's Department of Education. Translated in nine languages.
http://www.doe.mass.edu/sped/prb/