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IDEA

IDEA is the acronym for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

“The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities. Infants and toddlers with disabilities (birth-2) and their families receive early intervention services under IDEA Part C. Children and youth (ages 3-21) receive special education and related services under IDEA Part B.” From the U.S. Department of Education IDEA Website.
For more information on this landmark law, please visit the IDEA Website.

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IDEA
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