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IDEA Reauthorization Signed Into Law
The article focuses on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act which has been reauthorized with significant changes that will affect the way school-based practitioners serve students. U.S. President George W. Bush signed the legistation, now Public Law 108-446, on December 3, 2004. The new law includes provisions important to school-based clinicians, including those who deal with paperwork reduction and personnel qualifications, modify Individualized Education Programs, establish birth-to-six programs and new early intervening services, and give states additional options to identify children with specific learning disabilities. INSET: Executive Board Approves Plan to Confront School Qualification Ch.
Journal/Secondary Title: ASHA Leader
Publisher: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
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