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The District shall provide a free appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment and necessary related services to all children with disabilities enrolled in the District, as required by the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and implementing provisions of The School Code, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans With Disabilities Act.The term “children with disabilities,” as used in this policy, means children between ages 3 and 21 (inclusive) for whom it is determined, through definitions and procedures described in the Illinois State Board of Education’s Special Education rules, that special education services are needed.Palos 118 is required to identify children who may have a disability. If you have a child whom you suspect may have a disability and is not currently receiving special education services, please contact Erin Deval, 761-5806 Student Services Department.


Policy 6:120 - Instruction - Education of Children with Disabilities