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Special Education Resources

PDF version: Special Education Resources - Other Agencies That Can Help You

Want an advocate?

Look for an advocate in your area of the state to assist you with your issue if you cannot resolve it yourself, or if you want support through the process. Contact the Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities.

Need an attorney?

You may contact your local bar association for a referral to a private attorney. You may also contact Ohio State Legal Services Association.

Other Resources

The Ohio Department of Education

You can contact Ohio Department of Education (ODE) for assistance or to file a complaint. Call or write the department to get information about their complaint procedure or for assistance in working with your school district.

Address: 25 South Front Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215-4183
Phone: 1-877-644-6338 (toll free) or 1-614-466-2650 (local)
TDD: 1-800-750-0750
Fax: 1-614-728-1097

Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities (OCECD)

Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities (OCECD) assists parents with information and referral. OCECD maintains regional offices throughout the state.

Address: 165 West Center Street, Suite 302, Marion, Ohio 43302
Phone: 1-800-374-2806 (toll free) or 1-740-382-5452 (local)
TDD: 1-800-750-0750
Fax: 1-740-383-6421

Disclaimer: This publication is intended to provide information only, and is not intended as legal advice. You should consult a lawyer if you need legal advice.

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