Since the 1970’s the Individuals with Disabilities Eduction Act, IDEA, has guaranteed children with disabilities the same opportunity for education as everyone else. However underfunding by the Federal government it impossible to implement it. This 90 second PSA explains the problem and poses questions to ask political candidates to solve this problem.
Copy these questions and send them to your candidates.
Do you promise to vote for the IDEA Full Funding Act if elected?
Only 65% of students with disabilities complete high school. What will you do to help them get a fair and equal education?
Where do you stand on providing early intervention therapies for children with disabilities?