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Education and Disability Clinic: Resources

This guide will help students locate and use resources for representing clients in education and disability cases.

Federal Laws and Regulations

 Federal Regulations

  • Americans with Disabilities Act Title II Regulations, Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in State and Local Government Services, 35 C.F.R. §§ 35.101 et seq.
  • IDEA RegulationsAssistance to States for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 34 C.F.R. §§ 300.1 et seq.
  • IDEA RegulationsEarly Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities, 34 C.F.R. §§ 303.1 et seq.
  • Section 504 Regulations, Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance, 34 C.F.R. §§ 104.1 et seq.

The Federal Register includes federal regulatory notices about the education of individuals with disabilities. 

  • For pre-1994 IDEA regulations, be sure to use Westlaw or Lexis. The Federal Register website on contains regulations from 1994-present.

State Laws, Regulations and Department of Education

The Lanterman Act (codified in the California Welfare and Institutions Code) is the California law that gives people with developmental disabilities the right to services and support. See the California Department of Developmental Services (DDS) website for resources and information about the Lanterman Act. 

California regulations

Department of Education