By The Understood Team
Three federal laws protect the rights of people with disabilities, which can include people with learning and attention issues. These laws are the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Find out which laws do what.
The legal terminology around learning and attention issues can be tricky. Get clear-cut explanations of terms like least restrictive environment, due process and procedural safeguards, and learn more about IDEA, Section 504 and ADA.
The Understood team is composed of passionate writers, editors and community moderators, many of whom have children with learning and attention issues.
Patricia H. Latham, J.D.
Jan 22, 2014
Jan 22, 2014
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