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Educating Students with Disabilities

Students will disabilities have the right to a free appropriate education in the least restrictive environment possible. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was enacted by Congress to uphold this belief. Over the years, IDEA has been revised several times. Review Presentation: Procedural Safeguards (RIM 2007) ( and the Individualized Education Program (IEP)- Changes in the Initial Evaluation and Reevaluation Video Clip ( on changes to initial evaluation and reevaluation. What impact do you think these changes will have, if any? How do the changes support at-risk children and their families? Give examples from personal experiences or research about a time when a student's needs were not fully met by the Individualized Education Plan. What can schools and parents do differently to advocate for students with disabilities?

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What impact do you think these changes will have, if any?

These changes will be positive because they account for the fact that every child needs an Individualized approach to how they learn as individual learners. Therefore, the changes that have occurred will benefit children because they enable better evaluation of the child's individual needs and help to give the child the necessary educational plan that will most likely result in success for the child. These plans are not just for AT-RISK children but are for any child ...

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The educating students with disabilities are examined. Individualized education plans are provided.