Know Your Rights As the Parent of a Blind or Visually Impaired Child

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If you live in the United States, your child who is blind or visually impaired is entitled to free and appropriate educational services under the federal law known as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

IDEA, and additional federal and state regulations, inform you of the types of services entitled to children who qualify, inform you of the evaluation process used to determine appropriate services, and inform you of what to do when you have concerns regarding services.

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