School personnel should become knowledgeable about Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (United States Department of Labor, 1973), the ways in which celiac disease is covered under IDEIA
(Wright, 2004), and the legal obligations of meeting the needs of children with this disease.
Fundamental to a meaningful service model that provides educational benefit customized to a student's unique need requires the merging and collaboration of the student's entire IEP team, to include educators, related service providers and family, within the delivery package provided within the instructional day beyond the paper and ink of the legislation guidelines offered within IDEIA
gives school districts the flexibility to use up to 15 percent of their special education funding to purchase solutions, such as digital courseware, to help prevent the reading and math difficulties that plague many students identified as needing special education.
One final warning sign for the future are two new provisions placed in the 2005 IDEIA
, schools must also provide the transportation necessary for a child to benefit from the IEP, but schools are not required to provide specialized transportation merely for the convenience of students or their parents.
Though parent participation has been a legally mandated aspect of special education since the IDEIA
was first enacted in 1975, the information presented here supports the idea that this mandate has been difficult to honor.
For the former, IDEIA
requires states to provide a free and appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment.
Educating individuals with disabilities; IDEIA
2004 and beyond.
Adolescents with mental health needs who are no longer enrolled in school have diminished access to the services and supports available under the IDEIA
and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.
If a student with a disability has an IEP that contains participation in athletics and the student is required to sit out, the school district (together with the athletic association imposing the rule) may be unintentionally violating the student's rights under the IDEIA
Sections [section]612, 613, 614, 615, 654, 662, 663, and 665 outline myriad areas where behavioral support may be necessary.
Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 and IDEIA
Regulation of 2006: Implications for educators, administrators, and teacher trainers.