By Understood Editors
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
Jan 22, 2014
Jan 22, 2014
Practical ideas for social, emotional and behavioral challenges.
Find technology to help your child.
Simulations and videos to let you experience your child’s world.
One woman’s story of her daughter’s struggles with standardized testing.
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Learn about the pockets of strength that tend to go along with various learning and attention issues.
Connect with other parents who understand.
He has a message for parents of kids with dyslexia and other learning and attention issues.
One mother wants to know what causes her son’s dyslexia. Could it be APD?
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