ERIC Number: EJ927405
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Reference Count: 29
What Does the Law Say?
Zirkel, Perry A.
TEACHING Exceptional Children, v43 n3 p65-67 Jan-Feb 2011
In this article, the author provides legal explanations to the following concerns: (1) case law on specific learning disability (SLD) eligibility; (2) recent developments on response to intervention (RTI); (3) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) rules; and (4) the Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) regulation. The author's answers to several questions concerning these topics are presented.
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Public Education, Court Litigation, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Special Education, Response to Intervention, Individualized Education Programs, Mental Retardation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act