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Severe Disability: Why “severe disability” was removed from the 2009 state special education regulations. Virginia Department of Education, Fast Fact (April 2010)

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In the past, the term “severe disability” as a disability category was used in Virginia’s special education regulations although it is not a disability category in the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Tag(s): Disability Characteristics Federal Laws Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Intellectual Disabilities Multiple Disabilities Parent/Family State Laws