Wish Tree Consultants recognizes that each child is a unique human being and has unique and individual educational needs. They are dedicated to improving outcomes for children living with physical, emotional, behavioral, developmental delays and learning disabilities throughout New Hampshire ages 3-21. Through Wish Tree you will receive an IEP coach who is an advocate and guide for families going through the special education process with their child. An IEP coach can be an invaluable asset to a family. Usually, a coach will provide families with expert consultation and continue to be an empowering voice for the children. They help families navigate and understand their rights under federal and state law, empowering so they can work in collaboration with their school district on behalf of their child. All with the end goal of allowing all children to have meaningful opportunities to participate in equal academic, social and emotional learning.
The IOD promotes full access, equal opportunities, and participation for all persons by strengthening communities and advancing policy and systems change, promising practices, education, and research. Among the many project and initiatives the IOD houses the NH Resource Center on Autism, ATinNH (Assistive Technology in New Hampshire) and the National Center on Inclusive Education.
Provides quality professional development and consulting services to school districts, the New Hampshire Department of Education and other similar agencies. SERESC has a number of programs to support school systems, educators, students and families.
Within these pages of the DOE, Special Education, one can find administrative rules, information on the surrogate parent program, as well as the laws and other pertinent information.
The Mission of the Parent Information Center is to guide and encourage families in supporting the unique learning potential of their children, including children with disabilities. The Parent Information Center (PIC) and its various grant programs address a variety of key issues in order to help parents support their children’s success in school and in life. The staff of the Parent Information Center on Special Education believes that when all IEP Team members have information about their roles, rights and responsibilities, they are able to work together more effectively. PIC on Special Education serves families of children of all ages (birth to age 26) and all disabilities (physical, cognitive, behavioral and emotional). Provides a variety of services including: telephone assistance, one to one fee-for-service assistance, workshops, training series, publications, and other resources.