Special Education Resources
Parent Tips for Case Conferences: This document provides tips parents can use at Case Conferences for their child(ren).
IDOE Office of Special Education: The Indiana Department of Education, Office of Special Education, website offers information for parents as well as school corporations.
Navigating the Course: Finding Your Way through Indiana's Special Education Rules: This document was written to provide an overview and a practical resource to help parents, advocates, school personnel, and students understand the requirements of Indiana’s special education rules (English) (Spanish)
IN*SOURCE: This website has a lot of resources and information for parents. Their goal is to equip families and partnering professionals to help students with special needs reach their potential.
Transition Guide: A comprehensive transition guide has been created by the Monroe/Owen Community Transition Council. The guide includes information, forms, and websites that have relevant and updated transition information.
13 Disability Categories: According to the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA), there are 13 disability categories in which a child may qualify for special education services.
- Specific Learning Disability (SLD)
- Other Health Impairment (OHI)
- Autism Spectrum Disorder (AUT)
- Emotional Disturbance (ED)
- Speech or Language Impairment (SLI)
- Visual Impairment, including Blindness (VI)
- Hearing Impairment (HI)
- Deaf-blindness (DB)
- Orthopedic Impairment (OI)
- Intellectual Disability (ID)
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
- Multiple Disabilities (MD)
Gotta Eat Now: This website provides cooking videos with step-by-step instructions for making basic food items to help students improve their independent living skills.