Law, Rights and Legal Issues
Wrights Law Topics web
List of topics covered on this popular website where parents, educators and advocates find accurate, reliable information about special education law and advocacy.
IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) web
Provides both an overview and detailed information of the history and content of this important law.
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act Web
The definition of disability in this legislation is broader than the definition in IDEA and may children with disabilities be eligible for special education and related services. This resource provides some helpful information.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Web
This legislation, first passed in 1990, protects the civil rights of people with disabilities. Learn more about it from this collection of resources.
School Inclusion Web
Contains information and resources related to educating children with and without disabilities in classrooms together.
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Web
Presents summaries of this law with a special section on how its provisions impact the education of students with disabilities.
State Agencies Addressing Disabilities Web
Explains various types of state agencies and provides guidance in locating resources relevant to particular family needs.
Publications catalog Web
Links to materials translated into Spanish, Hmong and SE Asian, Somali
Disability History Museum web
An online library of images, texts and other artifacts related to disability history. Materials represent all disability categories across the life span and have been collected to expand knowledge and understanding about the history of people with disabilities in the U.S.