The Major Differences Between an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and a 504 Plan

Individualized Education Plan, Section 504, Special Education Law

When parents of children with special needs encounter the public school system for the first time, they often have questions about the kinds of assistance and services that will be available to their children. Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), all students ages three and up are entitled to a Free and Appropriate … Read More

K-12 School Placements for Children With Special Needs

Special Education Law

Roughly 14 percent of all public school students in the United States are those who receive special education services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). With school just getting back in session, now is a good time to revisit the learning options for those … Read More

Nonpublic School Placement for Special Needs Children

Special Education Law

In 2018 and 2019, California provided special education services to roughly 795,047 individuals ranging from newborn through the age of 22, according to the California Department of Education. Various settings allow these children to receive a free education that can also accommodate their individual needs, whether those are related to autism, visual impairments, intellectual disabilities … Read More