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
Kim Sax Halley
Kim Sax Halley has worked in the field of disabilities for over 30 years as a district administrator, rehabilitation administrator, staff mentor and therapist. She has worked in a variety of settings including medical, private practice and educational. Ms. Halley has also provided professional development at the national, state and local level. Ms. Halley has recently retired as the executive director of Inclusive Education for a large school district in Washington State where she worked with building administrators and staff to create a more inclusive district culture for students with disabilities.


8 minutes