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Disability Rights

1. Full Text of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

 

-The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law that makes available a free appropriate public education to eligible children with disabilities throughout the nation and ensures special education and related services to those children.

2. California Education Code Division 1 Chapter 3: Individuals with Exceptional Needs

3. California Department of Education Special Education Division:   

-Policies and regulations

-Compliance complaint

4. Office for Civil Rights:

 

-Disability Discrimination

-Retaliation

-Bullying of Students with Disabilities: public schools' responsibilities under Section 504

-File a complaint

5. Special Education Eligibility:

-Special Education Eligibility Guidelines

-Child Find: Child Find is a legal requirement that schools find all children who have disabilities and who may be entitled to special education services. Child Find covers every child from birth through age 21. The school must evaluate any child that it knows or suspects may have a disability

6. Confidentiality and Students with Disabilities: Both the IDEA and FERPA protect the confidentiality of students with disabilities. Find out more including what constitutes a student record.