Resources

Explore useful resources from SES and lead agencies for a more in-depth look at IDEA.

Federal Statutes

1. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

http://idea.ed.gov/download/statute.html

2. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504)

http://www.dol.gov/oasam/regs/statutes/sec504.htm

3. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/20/1232g

Articles of Interest

1. Memos, Dear Colleague Letters, and Policy Letters of Import to IDEA Hearing Officers

http://spedsolutions.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/OSEP-Outline-Website-1.pdf

2. The Sanctioning Authority of IDEA Hearing Officers

http://spedsolutions.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Sanctioning-Authority-Website.pdf

3. What’s Happening and Where?  (Case Law Update)

http://spedsolutions.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/What’s-Happening-and-Where-Website.pdf

Additional Resources

1. Center on Technology and Disability 

https://www.ctdinstitute.org/

2. U.S. Department of Education

https://www.ed.gov/3

3. Office of Special Education And Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)

https://ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/index.html

4. Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)

https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/osep/index.html

5. Office for Civil Rights

https://www.hhs.gov/ocr/index.html

6. Protecting Student Privacy (FERPA)

https://studentprivacy.ed.gov/

7. Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS)

http://www.pbis.org/

8.  The Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE)

https://www.cadreworks.org/

9.  National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDE)

http://www.nasdse.org/

10.  The National Academy for IDEA Administrative Law Judges and Impartial Hearing Officers

http://www.edlaw.net/index.html