Bill Summary for H 625 (2011-2012)
Apr 5 2011
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ESTABLISHING A BILL OF RIGHTS FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE DEAF OR HEARING IMPAIRED.Intro. by Blackwell, Farmer-Butterfield.
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Enacts new GS 143B-216.35 through GS 143B-26.35.3 to require the team developing an Individualized Education Program as defined under GS 115C-106.3(8) for a child who is deaf or hearing impaired to consider the related services and program options for communication access and to advise parents of the full continuum of alternative educational placements available to them. Requires the team to ensure that such a child not be denied the opportunity for instruction in a particular communication mode or language solely on the basis of residential hearing, the parents’ fluency in the mode or language, or the child’s prior experience with it.