This helps to break down 3 major federal laws that protect the rights of people with disabilities. It explains what each law provides or does not provide and gives a short summary description of each law. This is beneficial for school based SLPS because they work with individuals who are protected and have rights under these laws, and should be factored in when the SLP has to make ethical decisions. These laws also mandate the SLPs services in the school system.
This blog helps explain the difference between an IEP and a 504 plan. It compares and contrasts the mandates required for both 504 and Individualized Education Plan (IEP) designations. This is benefical for SLPs because the SLP is responsible for being on the IEP team is a student is receiving speech services and making 504 plans if necessary or helping to provide accomodations
From the US department of education- it explains what an IEP is, who is reponsible for being on the team, and the process for creating and carrying out an IEP. It references the exact laws and is a comprehensive summary for reference. It is useful for school-based SLPs since they will have to help write IEPs for students and be a part of the IEP team