The right to a Free Appropriate Public Education is an educational entitlement of all students in the United States, guaranteed by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Resources for Families of Special Needs Students
Issues and documents regarding special education in our schools have their own unique vocabulary and sets of acronyms. For a quick rundown of terms you may encounter, try this helpful resource.
Families of students receiving special education services may also wish to review the PA ABLE Savings Program as well as Supplemental Security Income. Additional resources are also available to students via the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network.
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