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GDForum ID: 624
Description of Proposed Guidance Document Changes
This guidance document focuses on assisting schools to support individuals and their families when students reach the age of majority. Some of the updates were a result of legislation from the 2020 General Assembly, plus additional resources were added. Additionally, the document was revised to include federal and state regulations governing special education. The purpose of this document is to assist school administrators and parents in operationalizing the law and regulations relative to the transfer of rights of students with disabilities who reach the age of majority.
Guidance Document(s) for this Comment Forum
The agency is considering feedback and has not yet made a decision to confirm or delay the proposed changes.
Document in Effect
Transfer of Rights For Students with Disabilities Upon Reaching The Age of Majority In Virginia
Dr. Samantha Hollins
Asst. Supt for Special Education & Student Serv.
101 N. 14th Street
The Virginia Register
Publication Date: 8/2/2021
Volume: 37 Issue: 25
The public comment period began upon publication and extended for 30 days. It ended on 9/1/2021.
There were no comments
Effective Date: 9/2/2021
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