ERIC Number: ED436037
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): Eligibility, IEPs and Placement. Revised. The ARC Q&A #101-60.
ARC of the United States, Silver Spring, MD.
This fact sheet provides answers to frequently asked questions about provisions in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) relating to special education eligibility, Individualized Education Programs (IEPs), and student placement. Specifically, information is provided on: (1) the purpose of the IDEA; (2) eligibility for services under IDEA; (3) the determination of eligibility; (4) the content of the IEP; (5) how the IEP is developed; (6) who should be involved in IEP meetings; (7) the parents' role in developing the IEP; (8) statements that must be included in the IEP; (9) student participation in the IEP meeting; (10) review and revision of the IEP; (11) provisions in IDEA related to student placement; and (12) what parents can do if they disagree with their child's IEP or placement decision. (CR)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Federal Legislation, Individualized Education Programs, Mental Retardation, Parent Participation, Special Education, Student Evaluation, Student Participation, Student Placement
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ARC of the United States, Silver Spring, MD.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act