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30th Anniversary of IDEA Part B, Section 619 and Part C


30th Anniversary of IDEA Part B, Section 619 and Part C -- Early Intervention | Early Childhood Special Education
 
 

October 2016 marks the 30th Anniversary of the passage of Public Law 99-457, which established Part C and mandated Part B, Section 619 of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). These programs have played a critical role in improving results and upholding the rights of infants, toddlers, and preschool children with disabilities and their families.

Throughout the week of October 3–7, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) ran a campaign showcasing many perspectives from the field, including researchers, families, practitioners, and even individuals who participated in early childhood services through Part C early intervention, and Part B, Section 619 preschool. The week culminated in a Google Hangout  discussing how the law has impacted the early childhood field.

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#babyIDEAis30


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As part of our celebration of 30 years of the IDEA Part B, Section 619 and Part C, we wanted to hear from individuals about the personal impact this law has had on them. Here are their stories:

30 years ago, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act's (IDEA) Part B, Section 619 and Part C became law.
Here are some stories on why that's worth celebrating! #babyIDEAis30


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Check out some personal stories about early intervention and early childhood special education throughout the week on the OSERS Blog.

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The week culminated in a Google Hangout to discuss how the law has impacted the early childhood field.


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Follow the 30th Anniversary on Twitter with the #babyIDEAis30 hashtag.

Resources

Below are some additional resources associated with the IDEA Part B, Section 619 and Part C 30th Anniversary:

The Statute

Our Programs

Early Learning Technical Assistance Centers

ED's Early Learning Initiatives

 




   
Last Modified: 10/17/2016