Ideas that Work, office of special programs U.S. Department of Education

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What’s changed with the ODE website and

The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) redesigned its website and new features include the capacity to support information and resources previously hosted at To access special education information and resources on the ODE website - - use the search function or go to the topics menu and select "special education."

Office for Exceptional Children
General contact information
(Phone) 614-466-2650
(Toll-free) 877-644-6338
(Fax) 614-387-0968

25 South Front Street, Mail Stop 409
Columbus, Ohio 43215

For callers using TTY, please call Ohio Relay Service at 800-750-0750


  • Learn about the Jon Peterson Special Needs Scholarship?
  • Learn about special education requirements?
  • File a complaint or inquire about mediation?
  • Find Operating Standards?
  • Find the procedures and guidance document?

  • Alternate Assessments
  • Academic Content Standards - Extended
  • Data and Funding
  • Disability Specific Resources
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Federal and State Requirements
  • Graduation Options
  • Monitoring System
  • Preschool Special Education
  • State Performance Plan
  • The Twice Exceptional Student



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