What Does the Law Say?

April 2012

What Does the Law Say

About the Article

The article presents questions and answers related to educational law in the U.S., including how the response to intervention (RTI) process is interpreted in the court system, how the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) impacts children with Asperger’s syndrome, and how mental retardation is legally defined.

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Read the article: http://parentcenterhub.org/wp-content/uploads/repo_items/journals/zirkel2.pdf

APA Citation:   Zirkel, P. (2011). What does the law say? Teaching Exceptional Children, 43(3), 65-67.

Author:  Zirkel, Perry A.

Title:    What Does the Law Say?

Year:   2011

Journal:  Teaching Exceptional Children

Publisher:  Council for Exceptional Children 

Volume:  43

Issue:   3

Pages:  65-67

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