The Council for Exceptional Children reflects on the 35th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), landmark legislation that paved the way for improved educational outcomes for individuals with disabilities.
Tell us: What has IDEA meant to you?
Please submit a comment below to share how IDEA has impacted your life. The first 35 people to comment will receive a free IDEA35 button!
What part of history did you play?
What have been your major accomplishments and successes as a special educator?
What do you wish for the future of special education?
Want to take it a step further? Make a video tribute to the 35th anniversary of IDEA and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. The first 35 people to do so will earn a free CEC t-shirt!