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Federal Laws That Support Kids With JA in School

Learn about the federal laws that protect the educational rights of your child.

Children with juvenile arthritis requiring special education or physical accommodations from their schools are protected by three laws: Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). 

This chart will explain how each law applies to school-aged children with arthritis and how they may help you get the support you need for your child. 

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Federal Laws That Support Kids With JA in School

Learn about the federal laws that protect the educational rights of your child.


Children with juvenile arthritis requiring special education or physical accommodations from their schools are protected by three laws: Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). 

This chart will explain how each law applies to school-aged children with arthritis and how they may help you get the support you need for your child. 

View or Download PDF