Laws & Guidance SPECIAL EDUCATION & REHABILITATIVE SERVICES
OSEP Policy Documents Regarding the Education of Infants, Toddlers, Children and Youth with Disabilities

SPECIAL EDUCATION AND RELATED SERVICES

Disclaimer: Letters issued prior to December 3, 2004, may not be consistent with the IDEA, as revised by P.L. 108-446. Letters issued prior to August 14, 2006 may not be consistent with the final regulations for Part B published on that date at 71 Federal Register 46540. Readers are advised to consult with the current statute and final regulations.

Section 607 Reports as published in the Federal Register.


May 9, 2012 to Special Education Advocate Ellen M. Chambers
TOPIC ADDRESSED: Special Education and Related Services
SECTION OF IDEA: Part B—Assistance for Education of All Children with Disabilities; Section 602—Definitions
MS Word (32KB) | PDF (69KB)


Letter to Honorable Judd Gregg
September 19, 2006
Topic: Special Education and Related Services
Letter regarding the maintenance and programming of surgically implanted medical devices, including cochlear implants.
MS Word (29K) | PDF (53K)


Letter to State Directors of Special Education
August 22, 2003
Topic: Special Education and Related Services
Letter regarding how to ensure safe and appropriate transportation for children with disabilities.
MS Word (69K) | PDF (79K)


Letter to Ms. Robin L. Leeds
August 22, 2003
Topic: Special Education and Related Services
Letter regarding the obligations of local educational agencies (LEAs) under Part B of the IDEA toward related service providers, including transportation providers.
MS Word (69K) | PDF (79K)


Redacted letter
April 19, 2002
Topic: Special Education and Related Services
Letter regarding the circumstances under which transportation must be provided as a related service; and clarifying that IDEA does not address whether parents are entitled to reimbursement for transporting their child if transportation is not a required related service on the individualized education program.
MS Word (37K) | PDF (69K)

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