Section 300.306 (c) (1)(i)(ii) Determination of eligibility
(c) Procedures for determining eligibility and educational need. (1) In interpreting evaluation data for the purpose of determining if a child is a child with a disability under Sec. 300.8, and the educational needs of the child, each public agency must--
(i) Draw upon information from a variety of sources, including aptitude and achievement tests, parent input, and teacher recommendations, as well as information about the child's physical condition, social or cultural background, and adaptive behavior; and
(ii) Ensure that information obtained from all of these sources is documented and carefully considered.
IDEA 2004 (Public Law 108-446):
Almost 30 years of research and experience has demonstrated that the education of children with disabilities can be made more effective by…
(A) having high expectations for such children and ensuring their access to the general education curriculum in the regular classroom, to the maximum extent possible…
(D) providing appropriate special education and related services, as well as aids and supports in the regular classroom, whenever appropriate…
‘[A] child with a disability’ means (A)(i)(ii) a child--….with visual impairments (including blindness)…who, by reasons thereof, needs special education and related services'
Collabortive effort between the
National Center on Severe and Sensory Disabilities
and the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
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Copyright © 2006 National Center on Low-Incidence Disabilities
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