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Special Education and Disabilities

Welcome to the "Special Education and Disabilities" section of FindLaw's Education Law Center. Some students require special accommodations at school, and laws have been passed to to ensure students get the access and assistance they need. Ensuring these laws are followed is the responsibility of school officials. Here we have information and resources on a variety of special education topics -- including the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), eligibility for IDEA services, and Individualized Education Plans (IEP's). Here, you'll also find state laws on special education and disability access as well as tips on how to prepare for IEP Meetings and more.