Laws & Policies Regarding Deaf and HOH Children

To provide educational professionals and families with a greater understanding of how to support Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, and hard of hearing children in our state, we are providing the below information on laws, regulations, and educational policies that impact this population.

Louisiana's Deaf Child's Bill of Rights

The Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan-Macy Act

Educating Deaf Students in the Least Restrictive Environment - Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)

Consideration of Special Factors (Deaf and Hard of Hearing is listed under 2, iv)

Louisiana's Educational Rights of Children with Disabilities
Special Education Processes & Procedural Safeguards



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