Assistive Technology Devices and Services for Children With Disabilities Under the IDEA ("Dear Colleague Letter" & "Myths and Facts"), January 22, 2024, U.S. Department of Education (Available in Spanish)

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IDEA: Assistive Technology Devices and Services for Children With Disabilities Under the IDEA (Jan. 22, 2024) - The Office of Educational Technology and the Office of Special Education Programs are pleased to share the below guidance in support of children with disabilities who need assistive technology (AT) devices and services for meaningful access and engagement in education.

A Dear Colleague Letter (Jan. 22, 2024) on the provision of assistive technology devices and services for children with disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Myths and Facts Surrounding Assistive Technology Devices and Services (Jan. 22, 2024)  is designed to increase understanding of the IDEA’s AT requirements, dispel common misconceptions regarding AT, and provide examples of the use of AT devices and services for children with disabilities and to highlight the different requirements under Part C and Part B of IDEA.

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Assistive Technology