Patients and Family Resources

Patients and Family Member Resources

Welcome to Dell Children’s Educational Advocacy Program resource page for patients and families! The goal of this page is to provide individuals and families with information that will help them navigate the challenges of attending school with a chronic or acute illness. The resources below explain how specific diagnoses can impact school, what supports are available in schools, and how to request these supports. The Educational Advocacy Program aims to help patients and families advocate for themselves in school and beyond.

Comprehensive School Resources Packet

Diagnostic Specific Resources

IEP Overview

504 Overview

Homebound Services

Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities

Sample Letters

Letter Requesting Initial Evaluation for an IEP or 504 Plan

Letter Requesting Additional Testing

Letter Requesting an Independent Evaluation

Letter Requesting Reevaluation

Letter Requesting Review and Revision of IEP