TITLE

HOW IDEA FAILS FAMILIES WITHOUT MEANS: CAUSES AND CORRECTIONS FROM THE FRONTLINES OF SPECIAL EDUCATION LAWYERING

AUTHOR(S)
Hyman, Elisa; Rivkin, Dean Hill; Rosenbaum, Stephen A.
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law;2012, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p107
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the U.S. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and examines how it fails low income families that have children with disabilities. Topics include low income families' access to skilled and effective advocates to represent their children and the need for Individualized Education Programs (IEP) for all qualifying children.
ACCESSION #
70502038

Tags: CHILDREN with disabilities -- Education -- Law & legislation -- United States;  UNITED States. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act;  LAWYERS;  POOR people -- Education;  CIVIL rights -- United States

 

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