IDEA Individual Disabilities Education Act
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) has a valuable purpose, and that purpose is to ensure that all children with disabilities have available to them a free and appropriate public education. Each eligible child is ensured, under IDEA, Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) with an emphasis on special education (SPED) and other related services.
Hope Kirsch and Lori Kirsch-Goodwin are special education attorneys with Kirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch, PLLC, representing students with disabilities and their families throughout Arizona. For over 15 years, they have devoted their practice to obtaining appropriate educational service, supports and placements for students in schools, hospitals and residential treatment programs.
In this CLE class clip, Hope and Lori discusses IDEA Individual Disabilities Education Act.
Lori Kirsch-Goodwin, Esq.
Hope N. Kirsch, M.A. (Ed.), Esq.
Kirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch, PLLC
8900 East Pinnacle Peak Rd., Suite 250
Scottsdale, Arizona 85255
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Special Education Law CLE
These services are designed to meet the unique needs of each child individually. The idea is to properly prepare them for further education, employment, and independent living. Our national SPED laws govern how states and public agencies provide early intervention, SPED and related services to children with disabilities.
Part C – infants to toddlers, considered birth to 2 years old
Part B – ages 3 to 21 years
This policy covers approximately 6.5 million eligible children nationwide, and is funded on both the federal and state level.