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Placement Issues (Current as of September 2017) (English and Spanish) (Center for Parent Information & Resources, CPIR)


Where will a student with a disability receive his or her special education and related services? IDEA requires placement in the least restrictive environment (LRE) for each child, a setting that is based on the child’s IEP.


ADD/ADHD Autism Spectrum Disorder Deaf-Blind Developmental Delay Elementary Emotional Disabilities Federal Laws Hearing Impairment High School Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) Individualized Education Program (IEP) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Intellectual Disabilities Learning Disability Middle School Mild/Moderate Disabilities Multiple Disabilities Orthopedic Impairment Other Health Impairment Parent/Family Preschool Professional Resources Speech/Language Impairment Traumatic Brain Injury Vision Impairment