Amendments to Conform New York State Education Law to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Policy Memorandum #99-04, December 1999

Certification and Licensing of Bilingual Special Education Professionals, Policy Memorandum #97-02, June 1997

Educating Children with Tourette Syndrome: Understanding and Educating Children with a Neurobiological Disorder, January 1995

Guidance on Functional Behavioral Assessments for Students with Disabilities, Policy Memorandum #98-05, July 1998

Guidance on Implementation of the Reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, January 1998

Guidelines for School Districts Regarding the Rights of Students Under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, November 1993

Guidelines for Services for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Preschool Students with Disabilities Ages 3-5, March 1997

Guidelines for Services to Students with Limited English Proficiency and Special Education Needs in New York State, 1990

Independent Evaluations: Update on Regulatory Requirements, August 1993

Psychologist/Interpreter Work Standards for Conducting Bilingual Evaluations, June 1997

Revisions to the Requirements for the Triennial Evaluation of a Student with a Disability, September 1995

Transition Services: A Planning and Implementation Guide, July 1994

Traumatic Brain Injury: A Guidebook for Educators, The State Education Department, January 1994

Test Access and Modifications for Individuals with Disabilities, November 1995

United States Department of Education Policy Regarding Education of Blind and Visually Impaired Students, December 1995

United States Department of Education Policy Regarding Students Who Are Deaf, October 1994

Update on Students with Attention Deficit Disorder, May 1992

Updated Information Regarding Evaluations of Three and Four Year Old Students Suspected of Having a Disability Pursuant to Section 4410 of the Education Law, February 1995

Updated Preschool Student Evaluation Summary Report Form and Clarification on New Provisions Required Pursuant to the Reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), January 2000

Many of these publications are available on the VESID Web page at Copies of these publications are also available from the Special Education Training and Resource Centers and single copies may be requested from the VESID Special Education Policy Unit at 518-473-2878 or by fax at 518-473-5387. If you would like to receive notification of our publications via e-mail, register at