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National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities


This Web site provides information to the Nation on children and youth with disabilities; programs and services for infants, children, and youth with disabilities; Individuals with Disabilities Education ACT (IDEA), the Nation's special education law; No Child Left Behind, the Nation's general education law; and research-based information on effective practices for children with disabilities.

Information is presented on:

  • Specific disabilities
  • Early intervention services for infants and toddlers
  • Special education and related services for children in school
  • Resources and connections in every State
  • Individualized education programs
  • Parent materials
  • Disability organizations
  • Professional associations
  • Education rights and what the law requires
  • Transition to adult life
Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at:


National Dissemination Center; National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

Funding Sources

Office of Special Education Programs; U.S. Department of Education

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  • Release Date: 10/2003
  • Original Summary: 01/2004
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Last updated: December 19, 2012.