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IDEA / Related Legislation

At both the national and local level, UCP and its affiliates monitor federal legislation and regulations that address the educational needs of children with disabilities and their families, including the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) programs. UCP aggressively advocates for enhance opportunities for children under these laws.
Documents:
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
IDEA Amendments of 1997 Affecting the Provision of Assistive Technology Devices and Services
IDEA Practices: Your Guide to IDEA
IDEA '97 Expands Age Range for Developmental Delay
Current IDEA Debate
Presidentís Commission on Excellence in Special Education Commission Background
President Signs Executive Order on Excellence in Special Education
FAPE Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Reauthorization Public Forums
New and Improved Discover IDEA CD-Rom
Leveling the Playing Field: Technology as an Equalizer in Education, Transition to Careers, and Daily Life
Education Department Issues Questions and Answers on Special Education Mediation
FAQs About The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act Of 1997
GAO Releases New Report on Student Discipline
The Infants and Toddlers Program* (and the IDEA)
Dispute Resolution and Special Education Resource for Families and Educators/Service Providers
Funding for Assistive Technology Devices and Services in the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 1997
Long-Awaited ESEA Rules Are Released
House Backs Vast Changes in Education for Disabled, NYTimes 5/1/03

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