Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities.

Infants and toddlers with disabilities (birth-2) and their families receive early intervention services under IDEA Part C. Children and youth (ages 3-21) receive special education and related services under IDEA Part B.

Location

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
400 Maryland Ave., S.W. , U.S. Department of Education, Potomac Plaza Center
Washington , DC 20202

Phones

Voice: 

202-245-7468

TTY: 

800-877-8339

Guide Location: 

02:01;