Children in Juvenile Detention Centers are entitled to an IEP

October 10, 2020

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The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) established the Child Find Mandate, under which public schools are required to identify and evaluate students who may have a learning and/or behavioral disability such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (A...

The National Institute of Health (NIH) recognizes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
Disorder (ADHD) as “one of the most common mental disorders among children and adolescents.”(1) ADHD symptoms defined by the NIH include difficulty staying focused and paying attention, d...

Social Communication Disorder (SCD) is a subtle yet distinctive speech disorder in which a person has difficulty understanding the pragmatics of conversation. This diagnosis has only recently been recognized by the American Psychiatric Association, in 2013.

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All public schools are required to locate all students with disabilities, regardless of the severity of the disability. (1) The Child Find mandate helps states implement a statewide, coordinated system of early childhood intervention. If a student with a disability has...