ERIC Number: ED349775
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
"Side-by-Side" Profile of Changes in New IDEA.
Liaison Bulletin, v17 n1 Feb 1991
This bulletin issue summarizes major changes in Public Law 94-142 made when the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (Public Law 101-476) was signed into law on October 30, 1990. The information is organized by Part, from A through E followed by G and H, including: "General Provisions,""Assistance for Education of All Handicapped Individuals,""Centers and Services To Meet Needs of Handicapped Individuals,""Training Personnel for the Education of Handicapped Individuals,""Research in Education of Individuals with Disabilities,""Technology, Educational Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities," and "Early Intervention Services for Infants and Toddlers." Along with descriptions of changes made, the affected sections of Public Law 94-142 are cited. Many of the changes are definitional in nature, while other changes focus on the addition of autism and traumatic brain injury as separate categories for eligibility and reporting, the addition of rehabilitation counseling and social work services to "related services," changes in personnel training, and Individualized Education Program requirements related to transition. (JDD)
Descriptors: Definitions, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Educational Change, Educational Media, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Special Education, Teacher Education
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Inc. (NASDSE), 1800 Diagonal Rd., Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314 ($50/year subscription).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Note: For a related document dealing with IDEA regulations, see EC 301 526.