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 Understood Team is composed of writers, editors and community moderators, many of whom have children with learning and attention issues.
Patricia H. Latham, J.D., is an attorney and mediator and the coauthor of eight books on disability and the law.
Informed Consent: What It Is and How It Works
“Stay Put” Rights: What They Are and How They Work
Checklist: What Is and Isn’t Covered Under FAPE
10 Common Myths About Your Child’s Rights
Your Child’s Rights: Important Terms to Know
ADA: Protecting Your Child’s Civil Rights
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