Special Education Laws and Bulletins

Federal Laws Protecting Students with Disabilities

Special Education Services are provided through numerous laws that mandate specific supports and services.  Below is a list of those laws and links to read more about them.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA

Louisiana State Laws, Bulletins and Guides for Students with Disabilities

In addition to Federal laws, Louisiana has state bulletins to guide districts on how to implement the federal laws.

Louisiana Educational Rights of Children with Disabilities - Special Education Processes + Procedural Safeguards



Other Laws Protecting Individuals with Disabilities

Revised 11/8/2022