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Special Education

Special education services are available for children over the age of three through age 21 who have an Individualized Education Program (IEP). The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) provides the legal grounds for children with disabilities to receive a free appropriate public education (FAPE) in the least restrictive environment (LRE). These services are administered by the school district where the child lives.

Information from Disability Rights Ohio

The following publications about special education are published by Disability Rights Ohio, formerly known as Ohio Legal Rights Service.

Doe v. State of Ohio

Information from other organizations



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Special Education | Disability Rights Ohio


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