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Running Head: LAWS AFFECTING EDUCATION FOR THE DISABLED 1Laws Affecting Education for the Disabled InstitutionStudent’s Name
LAWS AFFECTING EDUCATION FOR THE DISABLED2Laws Affecting Education for the Disabled Learners with special needs are supposed to be treated with a lot of care. These students include those with common difficulties with particular parts of education procedures in their learning institutions or those who experience challenges in all learning procedures. These are learners with specific impairments such as vision disability, speech impairment, hearing challenges, physical impairments, or intellectual disability. Other types of such challenges are medical conditions, emotional challenges, or behavioral disorders. These impairments can be permanent or temporary, depending on their nature. The extent of impairment is dependent on the actions taken by the learner’s parents, members of the community, and teachers. Additionally,there is a need for laws and legislation to protect the affected students and guide teachers on howbest to teach them. Advanced training for such teachers and parents of these learners is necessaryfor better interactions. Every student who has an Individualized Education Program (IEP) is eligible for a free appropriate public education (FAPE). It includes all learners qualified for special education where FAPE is determined individually for each learner with an impairment (Yell, 2011). However, FAPE is an obligation to comprise education for the impaired in the least restrictive environment (LRE). These involve the use of technological instruments, supplementary aids, andtransitional services. According to the Act of Individuals with disabilities education (IDEA), FAPE services should be facilitated at the public expenditure, directed and supervised by the public, proper developed IEP systems, and all learning stages as in the normal education systems.Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
LAWS AFFECTING EDUCATION FOR THE DISABLED3This is a major law that provides for most provisions pertaining to impaired children's education. It obligates the public in funding and supervision of this learner’s education; hence it’sfree to all students. IDEA facilitates the provision of free. Initially, IDEA was referred to as education for handicapped children. After the changes, the IDEA act comprised the IEP process, learners' discipline, and due process (Rothstein, 2010). The reauthorized of the statute facilitated its revision for it to align with the (NCLB). Financial incentives are allowed to states that enhance services for all students and special needs. It facilitates the cooperation of all stakeholders involved in the learning of a disabled learner. Parents should participate by taking their disabled to school for teaching. They also contribute to building the learner's psychological health by accepting, treating them equally, and changing their attitudes in cases of low self-esteem. A disabled child’s psychological health is critical as it affects their academic

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