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Legal Rights and Responsibilities

There are a handful of laws related to the education of the disabled and their associated interpretations that are essential for any student, parent, teacher, or school administrator to understand. Below are links to readable descriptions of the most critical.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Rehabilitation Act Americans with Disabilities Act

For a more complete list with descriptions of the major Federal laws related to disabilities, you may want to visit the
U.S. Department of Justice Guide to Disability Rights Laws.

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