Article 7 contains Indiana’s special education rules. These rules
are designed to conform to the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education
Improvement Act or
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Article 7 sets forth the school’s responsibility to provide disabled
students with a free appropriate education (FAPE). It requires the state
to provide disabled students between the ages of 3-22 with a FAPE.
Special education services must be rendered in the least restrictive environment (LRE), meaning that
disabled students are integrated with their typical peers as much as possible.
Under Article 7, a student is eligible for special education services if
he or she falls under one or more categories of disability:
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Blind or visually impaired
- Cognitive disability
- Deaf or hearing impaired
- Deaf and blind
- Developmental delay
- Emotional disability
- Language or speech impairment
- Multiple disabilities
- Other health impairment
- Orthopedic impairment
- Specific learning disability
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
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