Special Education

Special education means specially designed instruction, at no cost to the parents, to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability, including– (i) Instruction conducted in the classroom, in the home, in hospitals and institutions, and in other settings; and (ii) Instruction in physical education. U.S. department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)–Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)


Articles, Guides, Additional Resources

  • Getty’s Window to Inclusion: The Chance To Be Just Like Any Other Kid(Runtime 14:55minutes) – In this video, Kate Mathany describes how her daughter Getty virtually attends a typical preschool classroom every day using a device called a VGo. Kate and Eileen Sedilko, Getty’s preschool teacher, illustrate how Getty’s school day works from both home and classroom perspectives. They discuss preschool inclusion, parent leadership, the use of adaptations, collaboration, teamwork, and the benefits of inclusion for all children, families, and teachers.