Special Education Law & Advocacy

special education LAW & ADVOCACY

The Individuals with Disabilities Act 2004 (IDEA) guarantees the right to a free appropriate public education (FAPE) for students with disabilities.  Legislation, regulations, guidance and other policy documents can be located here.  Please note that in the U.S. the federal role in education is limited.  As articulated in the Tenth Amendment, most education policy is decided at the state and local levels.  In Indiana, Article 7 contains Indiana's Special Education rules:

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 Indiana Department of Special Education Parent Survey Parent Survey

 INSOURCE: Parent Support Resource and Advocacy INSOURCE

 Special Education Laws (IDEA, Article 7, Procedural Safeguards) IDOE-SPED

 Advocacy Links, LLC: Parent Support Resource and Advocacy Advocacy Links

 Indiana Pop: Navigation Portal, helping parents locate
resources for their student with needs
Indiana POP

 Disability Legal Services of Indiana, INC  Disability Legal Services
 Indiana Disability Rights  IN Disability Rights
 Family Voices: Indiana  Family Voices