Letter Requesting Initial
(Be sure to keep a copy for yourself.)
Name of principal
Name of school
Address of school
Dear (name of principal):
I am the parent of (name of student), a student at your school. My child’s teacher
and I have concerns that my child may have a disability and is in need of special
I am the parent of (name of child), a child that resides in your district that is or will be
3 years old on (birth date). I believe my child may have a disability and is in need of
special education services.
I am requesting a full individual evaluation of my child. I believe testing is needed in
the area(s) of: (list areas of suspected disability needing testing).
I understand that the evaluation must be completed within 45 school days from the
date the school district receives signed consent for evaluation.
Please contact me, within five days of this request, to schedule a meeting to sign
consent forms to evaluate my child. Thank you for your help.
Your telephone number
Your e-mail address (optional)