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This is the law that guides how schools deliver special education and related services to students with disabilities. You will be reading about the IDEA in this publication.
This note is to alert you that, while much of the law remains essentially the same, some aspects have changed as a result of the amendments just passed in June, Bear this in mind as you read about the IDEA in this publication.
NICHCY prides itself on providing accurate, up-to-date information on disability issues, so we are working hard to update all of our publications to reflect the newest version of the law. Please bear with us while we tackle this enormous job! We have posed the most asked questions about early intervention services for children ages birth through 2 years old and special education and related services for children ages 3 through 5 years old.
Each state or territory develops its own policies for carrying out this Act. You can read more about this law later in this document. The list of agencies and contact people in your state should help you get started. The phrases "children with special needs" or "special needs children" are used throughout this document to refer to children who have disabilities or who are at risk of developing disabilities.
Many of the words below may be new to you, but they are those that are commonly used in special education. We have used these terms to help you become familiar with them. We have used the term "parent" to mean anyone who is in charge of the care and well-being of a child. These can be guardians, single parents, grandparents, surrogate parents, foster parents, or other family members.
The federal law known as Public Law P. This law is the most recent amendment to IDEA. What should I do if I think my child has special needs? There are many people who can help you with this.
We will explain how to get the help you need in the pages that follow. What are early intervention services? These are services for infants and toddlers that are designed to identify and treat a problem or delay as early as possible. Early intervention services can range from prescribing glasses for a two-year-old to developing a complete physical therapy program for an infant with cerebral palsy.
Who do I contact first for help? Each state decides which of its agencies will be the lead agency in charge of early intervention services for infants and toddlers with special needs.
To find out who can help you in your area, contact the person listed on your State Resource Sheet under "Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities.
Explain that you want to find out about early intervention services for your child and ask for a name in your area. Write down the names and phone numbers of everyone you talk to.
You can use the Sample Record-Keeping Worksheet on the last page of this document as a guide. Having this information available may be helpful to you later on.
What do I say when I talk to my local contact person? Explain that you think your child may need early intervention services and you would like to arrange for an evaluation and assessment. Write down any information you are given.
What is an evaluation and assessment? Evaluation refers to the procedures used to determine if a child is eligible for early intervention services.
Assessment refers to the ongoing process of gathering and using information about how a child is developing and determining what kind of help he or she might need. In regards to your child, this information may come from some or all of the following: Who does the evaluation and assessment?
Ask your local contact person about this. Usually, a team of professionals, which may include a psychologist, an early interventionist, and an occupational or physical therapist, will evaluate a child. Who pays for the assessment?together at different stages in promoting the development of children and young people of all ages, whether attending school or Families of disabled children vary as much in their behaviours and attitudes as any other families.
The fact that they have a. Community-based programs that offer activities for children with disabilities can provide suggestions to help both you and your child select the most appropriate activities for your child’s interests and goals. Support and respite care are available for carers and can provide comfort and practical assistance.
The physical and emotional demands of caring for someone with dementia can be high. As the amount of care that is needed increases, more time and energy is required from the carer. The word disabled came to be used as the standard term in referring to people with physical or mental disabilities in the late 20th century, and remains the most accepted term in UK and US English.
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For example, a survey in one state found that the majority of school systems reported having no gifted children with learning disabilities in their district and no special programming (Boodoo et al., ).