15. "We don’t feel your child needs braille."
Section 300.105(a) Assistive technology.
(a) Each public agency must ensure that
assistive technology devices or assistive technology services, or both, as
those terms are defined in Sec. Sec. 300.5 and 300.6, respectively, are
made available to a child with a disability if required as a part of the
(1) Special education under Sec. 300.36;
(2) Related services under Sec. 300.34; or
(3) Supplementary aids and services under Sec. Sec. 300.38 and 300.114(a)(2)(ii).
Section 300.324(2)(iii) Development, review, and revision of IEP.
(2) Consideration of special factors. The IEP Team must—
(iii) In the case of a child who is
blind or visually impaired, provide for instruction in Braille and the use
of Braille unless the IEP Team determines, after an evaluation of the child's
reading and writing skills, needs, and appropriate reading and writing media
(including an evaluation of the child's future needs for instruction in Braille
or the use of Braille), that instruction in Braille or the use of Braille
is not appropriate for the child;
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