Access to Services
|Policy Title||Access to Services|
|Policy Category||Education Services for the Deaf and Blind (ESDB)|
The Education Service for the Deaf and Blind shall protect the rights of children with disabilities ages three through 21 who are in Education Services for the Deaf and Blind (ESDB).
Each ESDB school shall provide a free appropriate public education that emphasizes special education and related services designed to meet the unique needs of its children with disabilities and prepares them for further education, employment, and independent living, and ensure that the rights of these children and their parents are protected, as described in NC Procedures Governing Services for Children with Disabilities.
Each ESDB school shall implement all applicable state and federal policies, including the Individual with Disabilities Act (IDEA) in serving its students.