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Special Education

Special Education

Special Education encompasses a wide variety of topics from initial evaluation to alternate assessment to operating standards. We have provided a number of direct links and resources to help you more easily navigate the world of special education in order to better support all students on the learning continuum.
Region 12 SST is committed to helping the educational community increase their capacity for improving outcomes of all students, including students with disabilities. We offer a variety of special education-related professional learning and technical assistance services for educational staff. 

Ohio Operating Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities

The Ohio Operating Standards for the Education of Children with Disabilities identify the state requirements and federal Part B Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) requirements that apply to the implementation of special education and related services to students with disabilities by school districts, county boards of developmental disabilities and other educational agencies.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

The Individuals with Disabilities Education and Improvement Act (IDEIA) is a federal law that provides some funding to states to educate students receiving special education services. Infants and toddlers with disabilities (birth-2) and their families receive intervention services under Part C. Children and youth (ages 3-21) receive special education and related services under Part B.
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