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Links to Related Special Education Studies Sponsored by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP):
  • SPeNSE: Study of Personnel Needs in Special Education
    This study addresses concerns about nationwide shortages in the number of personnel serving students with disabilities and the need for improvement in the qualifications of those employed.
  • Study of State and Local Implementation and Impact of IDEA (SLIIDEA)
    This study examines how IDEA 97 is being implemented by states, school districts, and schools across the nation.
  • Special Education Elementary Longitudinal Study (SEELS)
    This study documents the school experiences of a national sample of students as they move from elementary to middle school and from middle to high school.
  • National Early Intervention Longitudinal Study (NEILS)
    This study follows more than 3,300 children with disabilities or at risk for disabilities and their families through their experiences in early intervention and into early elementary school.
  • Pre-Elementary Education Longitudinal Study (PEELS)
    This study will follow a group of children who receive preschool special education services as they progress through the early elementary years.

Links to IDEA '97

  • IDEA Practices Web Site
    This site is designed to provide up-to-date information and answer questions about IDEA '97. It provides special education service providers and local administrators with information and support related to IDEA, updates on the reauthorization of IDEA, and a hyperlinked version of the IDEA '97 Law and Final Regulations.

Links to Technical Assistance and Dissemination (TA&D) Network
To support the education of students with disabilities, the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), sponsors the TA&D Network of regional and topical resource centers, clearinghouses, and specialized projects. The goal of the Network is to respond quickly to the needs of students with disabilities, as well as to their families, communities, and the professionals who serve them. Listed below are TA&D projects currently sponsored by OSERS. Click on a link to find out more about resource centers for that topic.

  • Access to the General Curriculum
  • Deaf/Blind
  • Dispute Resolution and Mediation
  • Early Childhood
  • Educational Reform
  • Emotional and Behavioral Problems and Disorders
  • Finance
  • General Information
  • Higher Education
  • IDEA'97
  • Inclusion
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Literacy
  • Minorities
  • Parents
  • OSEP Partnership Projects
  • Positive Behavioral Supports
  • Professions and Professional Development
  • Regional & Federal Resource Centers
  • Special Education Policy
  • Technology
  • Transition

Links to Information About Financial Aid for Special Education Students or Grants that Support Special Education Programs

For information on postsecondary education aid for individuals with disabilities, contact:
The Heath Resource Center
National Clearinghouse on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities
American Council on Education
One Dupont Circle, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036-1193
E-mail: [email protected]
World Wide Web: Financial Aid for Disabled Students Web page
Voice & TTY: (202) 939-9320
Fax: (202) 833-4760

For general information on postesecondary grants, loans, and work-study funds, contact:
U.S. Department of Education's Student Financial Assistance
U.S. Department of Education
600 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202
E-mail: [email protected]
Voice: (800) USA-LEARN
TTY: (800) 437-0833
Fax: (202) 401-0689

For information on current and forthcoming grants and contracts that support special education programs, contact:
Department of Education's Office of the Chief Financial Officer
E-mail: [email protected]

For contracts:
Commerce Business Daily
GPO Access User Support Team
E-mail:[email protected]
Phone: (202) 512-1530 or toll free at (888) 293-6498
Fax: (202) 512-1262

For grants:
Federal Register
GPO Access User Support Team
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: (202) 512-1530 or toll free at (888) 293-6498
Fax: (202) 512-1262

Links to Other Organizations

  • American Association of School Administrators (AASA)
  • American Education Finance Association (AEFA)
  • Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO)
  • Education Commission of the States (ECS)
  • National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
  • National Governors' Association (NGA)
  • National Association State Boards of Education (NASBE)
  • National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE)

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