Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

, Volume 32, Issue 5, pp 479–493

A Brief Overview of Special Education Law with Focus on Autism

Authors

    • The Beach Center on Families and DisabilityUniversity of Kansas
  • Brennan L. Wilcox
    • The Beach Center on Families and DisabilityUniversity of Kansas
  • Matthew J. Stowe
    • The Beach Center on Families and DisabilityUniversity of Kansas
Article

DOI: 10.1023/A:1020550107880

Cite this article as:
Turnbull, H.R., Wilcox, B.L. & Stowe, M.J. J Autism Dev Disord (2002) 32: 479. doi:10.1023/A:1020550107880

Abstract

This article reviews the provisions of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as they apply particularly to students with autism. It also refers to the antidiscrimination provisions of the Rehabilitation Act Amendments (Sec. 504) and to their relevance to students with autism. It attempts to answer specific questions posed by the National Academy of Science.

Autism education antidiscrimination Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504

Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 2002