Peer Relationships [Education] Law and Legal Definition

According to 34 CFR 364.4 (b) [Title 34 – Education; Subtitle B -- Regulations of the Offices of the Department of Education; Chapter III -- Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Department of Education; Part 364 -- State Independent Living Services Program and Centers for Independent Living Program: General Provisions; Subpart A – General], the term peer relationships mean “relationships involving mutual support and assistance among individuals with significant disabilities who are actively pursuing IL (Independent Living) goals.”