argues that the "least restrictive environment
available" interpretation, while legally viable and often followed, is a problematic approach to the IDEA'S LRE requirement.
874, E.D.Cal.1992), the courts decided in favor of the parents' petition regarding least restrictive environment
. In this case, the parents of a child with moderate mental retardation wanted their child to receive her education in the regular classroom.
States and school districts receiving federal funds are not only prohibited from discriminating against children with disabilities;(38) they have an affirmative obligation to provide a free appropriate public education for every student with disabilities within their jurisdictions.(39) States therefore must demonstrate "a goal of providing full educational opportunity to all children with disabilities."(40) An appropriate education must include an individual educational plan developed by the child's parents, teachers, and school administrators,(41) and that education must take place in the least restrictive environment
, with the child preferably being mainstreamed.(42)
Wright (1989) notes that "the least restrictive environment
Barriers for education of children with disabilities in the least restrictive environment
were toppling as programs developed and societal training increased.
Do interpreting services provide a restrictive environment or a least restrictive environment
Review placement and services for students with disabilities; ensure that students are served in the least restrictive environment
. Consultation and training on initial IEP writing including review of contracted evaluators~ multidisciplinary evaluations.
Later chapters provide material on the least restrictive environment
, how to change the school-to-prison pipeline for students with learning and behavioral disabilities, conducting scientific research in applied school settings, and online learning for students with disabilities.
Buchanan said "appropriate'' means they are in "their least restrictive environment
Education researchers from the US describe response to intervention, data-based decision making, assessment for eligibility identification, parental participation and individualized education program (IEP) development, IEP legal requirements, using assessments to determine the least restrictive environment
, curriculum-based assessment, and accommodations and modifications for assessment.
The authors compared special education policies in relation to placement, legal mandate, assessment, least restrictive environment
, identification and referral, instructional programming, and present future perspective.
When providing transportation to a student as a required service under the IDEIA, a school must provide this service at no cost to the student in the "least restrictive environment