How Well Do You Know Special-Ed Law?

Schools don’t always follow the law when providing accommodations for children protected under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Do you know which special-education services children with ADHD and LD are entitled to? Test your knowledge here.

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To qualify for eligibility under IDEA or Section 504, a student does not need a doctor's diagnosis.

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True. While comprehensive medical and psychological evaluations are important, the Department of Education issued a policy statement stating that, if the IEP team includes persons the school believes are qualified to diagnose the condition, a medical evaluation is not legally required.