What are Associated Goods?
For students with disabilities on the program, Associated Goods may include computer hardware or technological devices that assist in accessing educational materials or services and that are associated with the qualified student’s needs.
How can I get an Associated Good approved?
Parents that are seeking to use Program funds for an associated good shall provide to the Department the special education course of study, service or educational need that the good or service is associated with.
What documentation is ESA looking for?
Sufficient documentation includes special education services or needs outlined in documentation provided during the most recent evaluation by a school district, charter school or independent evaluator or a recommendation from a qualified special education professional outlining the special education use or need for the particular good.
A qualified special education professional includes service providers with valid credentials, including those qualified special education professional providers who are registered within ClassWallet.
How do I make my request?
Please use the HelpDesk to get started:
- Please include the link of the item/s you would like to purchase as well as the supplemental documentation.
- Please highlight or otherwise indicate the applicable parts of this documentation.
This will help speed up the review time.
What are the next steps?
Once this is received, we will review your request. This review may take 3-5 business days.
If the request is approved, please reference the approval with the purchase of the item/s when submitting your expense/purchase
A request may be incomplete if there is not sufficient documentation.
The Accounts Team is always happy to help!