Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (Parents/Guardian)

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (Parents/Guardian)

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, commonly called the IDEA, is a federal law that requires schools to serve the educational needs of eligible students with disabilities. This course will cover some of the law’s common terms and concepts.

Course Authors
Gary Greene, PhD
Gary Greene, PhD, is a tenured full professor of special education at California State University, Long Beach, where he trains public school special education teachers in how to accommodate youth with special needs in general and special education classrooms. He has a strong background in teaching youth with disabilities, having worked as a resource specialist for 10 years in public schools. He also has an extensive list of publications and has conducted numerous local, state, national and international presentations on a variety of subjects related to special education.


8 minutes