We have a Special Education Helpline to help you help your child. Our Helpline staff can answer your questions, provide support and assist you with learning about your legal rights. Our Helpline is toll-free: 1-866-KIDS-046 (1-866-543-7046). Learn more about our Special Education Helpline.
Special Education Issues
Learn about specific special education topics, such as:
- Conflict Resolution
- Early Intervention
- Individualized Education Program
- Universal Enrichment Remedy (UER)
Use our Online Trainings to learn about your rights, hear advice from attorneys, and get answers to your questions. Here are the online training topics we currently have:
- Transition Plan: Learn about and plan for your future after high school for getting a job, going to college or trade school, and living on your own. You can also create your own transition plan, print it and take your plan to your next IEP meeting.
- Discipline (School Disciplinary Actions): Learn about your rights when suspended, expelled, sent home, sent to an alternative school, and disciplined for other school misconduct.
Our Special Education Clinic has several projects. These projects allow us to help under-served populations, including:
Find the answers to many common questions about special education.
View our fact sheets and videos to get more specific information about rights related to this topic.
If you are a transition age student and have questions about how DRS can work with your school program, our Independent Client Assistance Program can help.
Find links to other websites and organizations that provide helpful information or services related to this topic.
Read examples of cases we’ve handled that involve special education.
Last updated: September 08, 2023