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Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004

IDEA 2004 Regulations

IDEA 2004 Part B Regulations
The final Part B Regulations were published in the Federal Register on August 14, 2006. They became effective on October 14, 2006.

IDEA 2004 Part C Regulations for Infants and Toddlers

Advocacy Tools

Response to Intervention (RTI)

Learning Disabilities Roundtable

The 2004 Learning Disabilities Roundtable submitted their comments and recommendations on regulatory issues under the Individual with Disabilities Education Improvement Act to the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. Click here to read the recommendations.

The 2002 Learning Disability Roundtable, a group of ten educational and advocacy organizations, submitted recommendations for IDEA reauthorization to the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), U.S. Department of Education. The report, entitled "Specific Learning Disabilities: Finding Common Ground," proposes improvements to better identify and serve students with learning disabilities.
Click here to read the full report.
Click here to read the policy recommendations.

National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities (NJCLD)

NASP is one of twelve organizations that comprise the National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities (NJCLD), a group committed to the education and welfare of individuals with learning disabilities. The goals of the NJCLD are to provide an interdisciplinary forum to review issues for educational and governmental agencies, and to develop statements and reports to clarify concerns and topics related to learning disabilities. Recent reports and activities of the NJCLD:

IDEA Discipline

Other IDEA Resources

Changes in IDEA 2004: Implications for School Psychology - PowerPoint Presentation

IDEA Partnership

Including Samuel Project

LD Online

National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE)

For more information on NASP involvement with IDEA implementation, or with any questions or comments, please contact Mary Beth Klotz, NASP Director of IDEA Projects and Technical Assistance, or Kelly Vaillancourt, NASP Director of Government Relations.