• Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: An Overview

    IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) is an act of Congress enacted in 1975 to ensure a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) for students with special needs in school communities.
    By dawn m. laughlin April 25, 2010 

  • Free Appropriate Education for Students with Hearing Impairments

    Federal funding under IDEA requires that states provide provisions for “free appropriate education” for students with disabilities. Students with hearing impairments must be provided with resources and services that are specifically designed...
    By Barbara May 30, 2009 
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