For the most updated information from the U.S. Department of Education regarding the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), please visit and bookmark https://sites.ed.gov/idea.
Thank you for your interest and dedication to providing a high quality education for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities!
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring
services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs
how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education
and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers,
children and youth with disabilities.
Infants and toddlers with disabilities (birth-2) and their families receive
early intervention services under IDEA Part C. Children and youth (ages 3-21)
receive special education and related services under IDEA Part B.
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