Final regulations replace phrase ‘mental retardation’ with ‘intellectual disability’

By the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services WASHINGTON (July 12, 2017)—The U.S. Department of Education released final regulations that amend multiple department acts by removing the phrase “mental retardation” and replacing it with the words “intellectual disability” or “intellectual disabilities” July 11. Rosa’s…

Department publishes technical changes to IDEA Parts B and C regulations in the Federal Register

By the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services WASHINGTON (June 30, 2017)—The U.S. Department of Education published final regulations under Part B and C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in the Federal Register today. The final regulations make technical conforming changes…