For students with learning differences, the law recognizes that transition to adulthood may require specialized services to help them attain the skills and education they’ll need to succeed after high school.
The IDEA requires that transition planning must begin, at… Read the rest
If you have a child in private school—including religious school—and you suspect he may have learning disabilities, it is critically important that you understand how the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) applies to your child’s situation.
The IDEA draws… Read the rest
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) guarantees all children with learning and other disabilities equal educational opportunity, full participation, independent living, and economic self-sufficiency.
To help implement this federal law, the IDEA includes a number of so-called procedural safeguards… Read the rest
Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), every student with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) is entitled to a free and appropriate public education (FAPE).
But what exactly is an “appropriate” education? There is no simple answer, but the… Read the rest
If your child has diagnosed learning disabilities, you’re probably aware that she is eligible for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). What you may not realize is that she may also qualify for protection and services under… Read the rest