Indiana Department of Education, Office of Special Education

All students, including those with disabilities, are held to high expectations and have equitable access to educational opportunities that enrich their lives and prepare them for future success. Office of Special Education Website.

The division provides leadership and support for public school gifted and talented K-12 programs and for students with disabilities from ages 3-21. The division ensures that Indiana is in compliance with the federal Individuals With Disabilities Education Act through monitoring of special education programs, oversight of community and residential programs, provision of mediation and due process rights, and sound fiscal management.

Special Education Laws in Indiana

Procedural Safeguards and Parent Rights