Least restrictive environment and the courts.

  title={Least restrictive environment and the courts.},
  author={Stephen Aldersley},
  journal={Journal of deaf studies and deaf education},
  volume={7 3},
This article provides a description and an analysis of how the U.S. federal courts have interpreted the least restrictive environment (LRE) clause in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) since passage of the act by Congress in 1975. It begins with a brief highlighting of critical events in the evolution of the LRE concept in the political… CONTINUE READING