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  What is IDEA?  
The Individuals with disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a federal law that provides special education and related services for children with disabilities. The law provides for free and appropriate e...

  How do students qualify for services?  
Students may qualify under various disability categories and meet two criteria: a) diagnosis of a disability under IDEA and b) show an educational need.

  Why are students with disabilities in my regular education classroom and not in the special education classroom?  
The special education law now requires that students with disabilities receive access to the general curriculum, be involved in the general curriculum, and progress in the general curriculum. This cou...

  What is the difference between an IEP meeting and an ARD?  
There is absolutely no difference. Texas happens to be one of the few states that refers to the IEP meeting as an ARD meeting.  ARD is the acronym for Admission, Review, and Dismissal- the only t...

  Who should be a part of the IEP/ARD team and meeting?  
The public agency must ensure that the IEP Team for each child with a disability includes: The parents of the child; Not less than one regular education teacher of the child (if the child is, or m...