Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Funding for audiology and speech-language pathology services in schools:
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) provides a free, appropriate, public education for all children with disabilities, including speech, language, and hearing disorders. Part B funds cover children ages 3–21. Services are provided as outlined in the Individualized Education Program (IEP). Part C funds cover infants from birth through age two and services are provided as outlined in the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).
More Information About IDEA
U.S. Department of Education
Families and Advocates Partnership for Education (FAPE)