Parent Guide to Special Education

Parents, as you know, learning has extended beyond the classroom walls. This site is designed to provide you with easy access to great resources for at-home learning for students with disabilities. The site houses the most up to date information and resources as it relates to your child's learning aligned with their Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) or 504 Plan. We understand that during this declared national emergency, there may be additional questions you have about your child’s program. We encourage you to work with your child’s case manager in addressing your concerns. Additionally, central office staff are poised and ready to support school-based staff, and you, in answering questions beyond the school level.

At-Home Learning Resources for Parents

Below are some resources to help support you and your student during Continuity of Learning. Click the buttons below to easily navigate to resources and information.

Additional Online Resources to Support Students

Online Student Resource Portal

FCPS students have access to the Clever Portal, which contains a repertoire of digital resources for students.

Students can click this link to navigate to Clever and log-in!

From there, students can continue learning in any of the Clever apps assigned to them!

Check out the videos to see how to log into Clever at home.

The Clever Extension is required for some of the applications to open properly from home. The extension can be added in Chrome, Firefox, or Edge. For more information about downloading the Clever extension at home, please click here.

Clever Applications

There is a myriad of applications that are available through the Clever portal for use with students. Below is a list of some of the more popular apps in Clever!

Discovery Education

IXL Learning

Khan Academy

Discovery Education

Google Classroom

Google Classroom is a popular online platform being used by many teachers all over the county. Here is a quick reference guide for at-home access and use. This guide also includes links to several instructional videos or animations on how to use Google Classroom as a student.

Click here for the Spanish translation of the Google Classroom Guide for Parents.