Laws and Regulations Resources
Federal government website for the No Child Left Behind Act
Federal government website for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Office for Civil Rights (OCR) information on Protecting Students with Disabilities through Section 504
Wrightslaw is a website whose mission is to provide parents, advocates, educators, and attorneys with accurate, up-to-date information about special education law and advocacy so they can be effective catalysts. The site has articles, cases, newsletters, and resources on dozens of topics in Advocacy Librariesand Law Libraries. You may subscribe to The Special Ed Advocate, the free weekly e-newsletter about special education legal and advocacy topics.
NICHCY - National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities serves the nation as a central source of information on:
- Disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth,
- IDEA, which is the law authorizing special education,
- No Child Left Behind (as it relates to children with disabilities), and
- Research-based information on effective educational practices.