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  • What is Special Education?

    Special Education is defined as “specially designed instruction”, at no cost to you as the parents, to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability, including, instruction conducted in the classroom, in the home, in hospitals and institutions, and in other settings, and instruction in physical education”

    Special education can include instruction conducted in the classroom, in the home, in hospitals and institutions, and in other settings. It can include instruction in physical education as well. Speech-language pathology services or any other related service can be considered special education rather than a related service under State standards if the instruction is specially designed, at no cost to the parents, to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability. Travel training and vocational education also can be considered special education if these standards are met. (19)

    Special education may include a range of services, and can include services such as tutoring, intensive academic remediation, services in the general education classroom, and can be provided in different settings including, when appropriate and determined by the IEP team, child’s home.  –  parentcenterhub.org

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