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IDEA - Practice
Friday - February 3, 2012
Proposed Changes in Special Education Rules
Wednesday - January 18, 2012
Reminder: Comment Opportunity
Friday - January 13, 2012
Comment on Proposed Changes in Special Education Administrative Rules
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The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act , as amended in 2004 (IDEA 2004-PL 108-446), is the federal education law that regulates special education. IDEA was reauthorized in December 2004 and most of its provisions went into effect on July 1, 2005. ODE is implementing projects that will help to disseminate research-based practices emphasized in IDEA.
Projects Related to IDEA
Response to Intervention (RTI)
RTI is a newly-identified process described in IDEA (2004) for identifying students with learning disabilities.
Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
PBIS is a system used to enhance the capacity of schools to create positive environments.
What Works Clearinghouse
The Institute on Educational Sciences (IES) has information on this site about effectiveness of educational interventions. Some areas they have research on include:
Middle School Math
Technical Assistance Centers
from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
Technical Assistance on subjects such as Positive Behavior Support
Center for Applied Special Technology - CAST
CAST provides technical assistance regarding universal design for instruction and technology.
Assessment Tool Kit
Early Childhood Special Education
Free National Online Professional Development Resources
NASDSE Professional Development Series
Secondary Transition for Students with Disabilities
Special Education Design Lab
May 2011 Report
Rae Ann Ray
IDEA Compliance & District Resources - General Supervision Specialist