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The Right of Students with Disabilities Who Need Accessible Instructional Materials to Receive These Materials in a Timely Manner: A Brief for Families and Educators


The purpose of this brief (from the National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials) is to help families and educators understand the right of all students with disabilities who need accessible instructional materials to receive these materials in a timely manner. This right is based on provisions in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as well as in the disability civil rights statutes Section 504 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Assistive Technology Autism Spectrum Disorder Computer Access - AT Curriculum/Instructional Methods Developmental Delay Elementary Emotional Disability Federal Laws Hearing Impairment High School History/Social Science Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Learning Disability Literacy Math Middle School Mild/Moderate Disabilities Multiple Disabilities Orthopedic Impairment Other Health Impairment Parent/Family Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (504) Traumatic Brain Injury Vision Impairment