Supporting Homeless Children and Youth with Disabilities: Legislative Provisions in the McKinney-Vento Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Act
This document created by the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) provides information about how the Individual with Disabilities Education Act and the McKinney-Vento Act can work together to provide services to students in temporary housing with special needs.
About the Source
Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) operates the Department’s technical assistance center for the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program. In this role, NCHE works with schools, service providers, parents, and other interested stakeholders to ensure that children and youth experiencing homelessness can enroll and succeed in school.