To the Editor Ms Rossignol and Dr Paasche-Orlow1 described legislation related to educational services for individuals with disabilities and recommended accommodations for use by physicians. In addition to a number of inaccuracies (eg, the comprehensive federal Special Education law was passed in 1975, not 1990; the Individual Education Program [IEP] provides more than just accommodations2), we have concerns about the recommendations provided.
Lehr D, Green JG, Harayama N. Treating Patients With Learning Disabilities. JAMA. 2014;311(7):738-739. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.284324