Special Education Parent & Student Rights


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What is an impairment of normal physical or mental functioning called?

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1. The 1975 law which mandated that special needs students are entitled to a free and appropriate education is:

2. What are the devices or methods used to meet the needs of those with disabilities called?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This helpful quiz and worksheet will test your awareness of the rights of special education students and parents. This test includes information about ways to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use both the quiz and worksheet to test your understanding of the following:

  • Impairment of physical or mental functioning
  • Law mandating free and appropriate education for special needs students
  • How the needs of those with disabilities are met
  • Language that describes a change in the level or method of instruction
  • Educational plan for special needs students that addresses unique needs

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about laws specific to special needs students
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding educational plans for special needs students and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about changing the level or method of instruction for special needs students in a different light

Additional Learning

Continue learning about this topic by reviewing the lesson titled Special Education Parent & Student Rights. This lesson covers the following:

  • One-on-one instruction
  • Assessments without discrimination
  • Research-based practices
  • Records of special needs students
  • Resolving conflicts