In The News
March 12, 1999
Final Regulations Published To Implement IDEA!
The U.S. Department of Education today published in the Federal Register final regulations
to implement the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Amendments of 1997.
Children with ADHD are covered under the Other Health Impaired category and
are eligible for mandated special education services and accomodations if they need them.
These are very important developments which protect the rights of children with ADHD under
federal disability law.
To get a copy of the IDEA regulations from the Department Of Education visit this webpage:
Copies may also be ordered by calling the department's publications center at
1-877-4-ED-PUBS. For TTY/TTD, call 877-576-7734.
For related information on IDEA visit this webpage:
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