Children With Disabilities Education Act Essay

1450 WordsNov 10, 20166 Pages
Abstract Artifact number four will review a scenario in which a seasoned high school principal refuses a disabled student education due to extraordinary expense and a view that the school might not be the best placement for Jonathan. The topics discussed all pertain to Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE), Least Restrictive Environment (LRE), Cedar Rapids v Garret, Board of Education v Holland, and Timothy v Rochester. The facts that will be reviewed in this information will be discussed which could be used to defend Young’s decision, but make sure that Jonathan’s rights are not being stepped on. Debbie Young a high school principal, who had served as a special education teacher and an assistant principal needed to decide if a student Jonathan would be able to attend her school. Jonathan is a severely disabled tenth-grade student, who has multiple disabilities requiring constant care by a specially trained nurse. Johnathan is profoundly mentally disabled, has spastic quadriplegia (cerebral palsy that affect all four limbs), and has a seizure disorder. With this information, Young refuses the parents request due to the expense and the view that this school is not the most appropriate placement for Jonathan. Hopefully, Young has some grounds as to why Jonathan would not do well in her high school, because his parents have rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to make sure he has
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