Disability & Education Laws (A legacy resource from NICHCY) (Updated, June 2014)

Description:

Since the 1960s, there has been a virtual avalanche of federal legislation that relates directly or indirectly to individuals with disabilities, particularly children and youth. These form the core of current protection against discrimination and current guarantees of equal educational opportunity that individuals with disabilities have in our nation.

Tag(s): ADD/ADHD After High School Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Assistive Technology Autism Spectrum Disorder Deaf-Blind Developmental Delay Early Intervention Elementary Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Emotional Disabilities Federal Laws Hearing Impairment High School Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) Individualized Education Program (IEP) Intellectual Disabilities Learning Disability Middle School Mild/Moderate Disabilities Multiple Disabilities Orthopedic Impairment Other Health Impairment Parent/Family Preschool Professional Resources Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (504) Speech/Language Impairment Traumatic Brain Injury Vision Impairment