Category Archives: IDEA

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a four-part (A-D) piece of FEDERAL American legislation that ensures students with a disability are provided with Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) that is tailored to their individual needs.

ESY Manual

This is a valuable manual on extended school year written by the Maryland Disability Law Center with a grant from the National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems. It appears to be entirely based upon the IDEA and not Maryland specific at all. An excellent reference. See the pdf file here. … Read the rest

Topic: Changes in Initial Evaluation and Reevaluation

[From here]
U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs 10.04.06
Download: Word (59K) | PDF (43K) IDEA Regulations


(See also Procedural Safeguards: Surrogates, Notice, and Parental Consent and Identification of Specific Learning Disabilities) The reauthorized Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was signed into law on Dec. … Read the rest

Q and A: Questions and Answers On Individualized Education Programs (IEP’s), Evaluations and Reevaluations

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Word (59K) | PDF (43K)
Questions and Answers
On Individualized Education Programs (IEPs),
Evaluations, and Reevaluations

Revised September 2011
(Revised F-1 and F-3)
Regulations for Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) were published in the Federal Register on August 14, 2006, and became effective on October 13, 2006.  … Read the rest

34 CFR Parts 300 and 301 – 2006

Assistance to States for the Education of Children With Disabilities and Preschool Grants for Children With Disabilities

AGENCY: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Department of Education. ACTION: Final regulations. SUMMARY: The Secretary issues final regulations governing the Assistance to States for Education of Children with Disabilities Program and the Preschool Grants for Children with Disabilities Program. … Read the rest