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Special Education and IDEA

Education 100

Kyle Averill

on 16 July 2014

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Transcript of Special Education and IDEA

(Types of Disabilities)
Who is eligible for IDEA?
What does IDEA do?
Diversity in
Alberta Schools
IDEA Info.
IDEA is a United States Federal Law that governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education, and related services to children with disabilities

Until 1975, children with disabilities remained separate from all children in public schools

IDEA addresses educational needs of children with disabilities from birth to age 21
There are 14 identifications for
an educational Disability in the
state of New Hampshire.
I Individuals with
D Disabilities
E Education
A Act

IDEA changed the way schools and teachers approached the education of students with special needs.
Special Education
Students with cognitive, emotional, and physical disabilities that

As of 2006, more than 6 million children in the U.S. received special education services through IDEA
Ensures a free and appropriate education
Individualized Education Program
IEP team describes student's present performance levels and specifies services and accommodations to be provided
Least Restrictive Environment
IEP is designed to meet this need
Also provides other services for students
and IDEA in the classroom
Developmental Delay (up until age 9)
Emotional Disturbance
Hearing Impairment
Multiple Disabilities
Mental Retardation
Other Health Impairment
Orthopedic Impairment
Specific Learning Disabilities (8 categories)
Speech/Language Impairment
Traumatic Brain Injury
Visual Impairment
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