Special Education Concepts in San Diego
Special education is a complex legal framework comprised of federal and state statutes, regulations, and case law. The information provided below and in the corresponding pages hopefully provides some clarity regarding key special education concepts and terminology.
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Fundamental Special Education Concepts
- Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)
- Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
- Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)