FORT MCDOWELL SPECIAL
EDUCATION SERVICES

Advocate for children and students with special needs from birth to adult Ensure procedural
safeguards are met according to the individuals with Disabilities Education Act 2004

FORT MCDOWELL SPECIAL
EDUCATION SERVICES

Advocate for children and students with special needs from birth to adult Ensure procedural
safeguards are met according to the individuals with Disabilities Education Act 2004

The Special Education Specialist is available to provide and assist parents with:

WAdvocate for children and students with special needs from birth to adult.
WEnsure procedural safeguards are met according to the individuals with Disabilities Education Act 2004.
WInterpret special education reports and evaluation, as well as explain their implications.
WAssist parents with submitting written requests, and responses to schools.
WPrepare parents for special education meetings.
WAccompany parents to school and special education meetings to offer advice and assistance.
WCommunicate with facility and school administration regarding student progress and challenges.
WTransport parents to school meetings.

Special Education Resources

WIndividuals with Disabilities
Education Act (IDEA ’04)
www.idea.ed.gov
WArizona Department of Education
Special Education
www.azed.gov/special-education
WArizona Center for Disability Law
www.acdl.com
WProcedural Safeguards
www.azed.gov
WRaising Special Kids
www.raisingspecialkids.org
WTraveling the Special Education Highway
– A Parent’s Guide to a Successful Journey
www.raisingspecialkids.org

Sample Letters

WRequest for Evaluation
www.ldonline.org/article/14620
WRequest for Independent Educational Evaluation
www.ldonline.org/article/14621

K-8 education
policy

High School Education Policy

Post-Secondary
Education Policy

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CONTACT DETAILS

If you have any questions about our Special Education Services, you can reach Cathy Quintana at 480-789-7208 or via any of the contact details below.

PHONE:

Office Phone Number: (480) 789-7105
Office Fax Number: (480) 816-0479

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 17779, Fountain
Hills, AZ 85269

Physical Office Address:

17771 East Yavapai Road,
Fort McDowell, AZ

EMAIL:

Director Email:vcorlett@fmyn.org
Executive Asst. Email:
dchicharello@fmyn.org