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NEW! OSEP COVID-19 Q&As: Implementation of IDEA Part B and Part C Procedural Safeguards in the Current COVID-19 Environment

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NEW! OSEP COVID-19 Q&As: Implementation of IDEA Part B and Part C Procedural Safeguards in the Current COVID-19 Environment

06/30/2020

NEW!

OSEP COVID-19 Questions & Answers: 
Implementation of IDEA Part B and Part C Procedural Safeguards

Colleagues:

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services’ Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) released Questions and Answers (Q&A) documents in response to inquiries concerning implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B and Part C procedural safeguards in the current COVID-19 environment:

IDEA Part B Procedural Safeguards
PDF (287KB)

IDEA Part C Procedural Safeguards
PDF (291KB)

OSERS/OSEP will continue to work with state and local leaders to identify any additional areas where it can provide information to support stakeholders in their important work.

For more information about COVID-19, please visit:

ED COVID-19 Information and Resources
www.ed.gov/coronavirus

U.S. Government COVID-19 Information and Resources
www.coronavirus.gov

Latest Newsletters, COVID-19 Resources, OSEP Fast Facts, Blog Posts, Federal Register Notices and more

06/30/2020

The Latest June Newsletters

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OSEP Update

RSA NCRTM Newsletter

Early Learning Newsletter


OSERS COVID-19 Resources

Corona virus


OSEP Fast Facts

OSEP Fast Facts: Infants and Toddlers With Disabilities

OSEP Releases Fast Facts: Infants and Toddlers With Disabilities
The Office of Special Education Programs released an OSEP Fast Facts infographic to provide a summary of infants and toddlers with disabilities served under Part C of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act from 2018–2019. Visit the OSEP Fast Facts page for existing and future Fast Facts.

OSEP Fast Facts: Infants and Toddlers With Disabilities

OSERS Blog on the Infants and Toddlers With Disabilities infographic


2020 IDEA Determinations Fact Sheet

The 2020 IDEA Determinations Fact Sheet provides information about the 2020 state determinations on implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), including the determination category for each state under Part B and Part C, for fiscal year 2018.


Recent OSERS Blog Posts

Impact Stories—Congratulation Graduates:

Impact Stories — Joe McFadden

Joe McFadden
Joe was diagnosed with autism when he was two years old. He did not speak until age five, and we were told he may never learn to potty train. Fortunately, he was born with great fortitude and never let his disability stand in his way.

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Way2Work Maryland
Congratulations Graduates! Way2Work Maryland is a project designed to improve the academic and career success of students with disabilities in Maryland through work-based learning experiences.

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Project SEARCH
Congratulations Graduates! A Spotlight on Project SEARCH, a one-year “school-to-work” transition program designed to prepare adult students with intellectual and other developmental disabilities for competitive employment.

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Unified Schools/Special Olympics
Congratulations Graduates! A Spotlight on Participants of Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools.

Voices From the Field:

Justin Brown

Interview with Justin Brown
Justin Brown is an adoptive father of a 4-year-old boy, and a foster father to two 2-year-old boys. He has become a strong advocate for the strengths and needs of his children and enjoys wrestling, cooking, and going for walks with them.

Success Stories:

Kelsey Redding

Kelsey Redding
Vocational rehabilitation helps student gain confidence and discover passion for public speaking

Ashley

Then and Now: VR Partnership with Business Expands
The partnership with Kwik Trip is a positive example of how the VR program serves a dual customer—both individuals with disabilities and business.

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Reflecting Towards Success
Remote education and supporting elementary and secondary students with disabilities during the COVID-19 Pandemic.


OSERS Federal Register Notices

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Applications for New Awards; Technical Assistance and Dissemination To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities and Demonstration and Training Programs-National Technical Assistance Center on Transition for Students and Youth with Disabilities
Opened: 06/29/2020 | Closes: 08/28/2020
Federal Register Notice

Applications for New Awards; Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals With Disabilities Program—Stepping-Up Technology Implementation

Opened: 06/25/2020 | Closes: 08/14/2020
Federal Register Notice

Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Protection and Advocacy of Individual Rights Program Assurances
Opened: 06/22/2020 | Closes: 08/21/2020
Federal Register Notice

Applications for New Awards—Technical Assistance on State Data Collection-National Technical Assistance Center To Improve State Capacity To Collect, Report, Analyze, and Use Accurate IDEA Part B and Part C Fiscal Data
Opened: 06/16/2020 | Closes: 07/31/2020
Federal Register Notice

Final Priority and Requirements—Technical Assistance on State Data Collection-National Technical Assistance Center To Improve State Capacity To Collect, Report, Analyze, and Use Accurate IDEA Part B and Part C Fiscal Data
Posted: 06/16/2020 | Effective Date: 07/16/2020
Federal Register Notice

Applications for New Awards—Personnel Development To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities—Improving Retention of Special Education Teachers and Early Intervention Personnel
Opened: 06/11/2020 | Closes: 08/17/2020
Federal Register Notice

Proposed Requirements—The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Paperwork Reduction Waivers
Opened: 06/05/2020 | Comments due: 08/19/2020
Federal Register Notice

Comment Request—Special Education-Individual Reporting on Regulatory Compliance Related to the Personnel Development Program's Service Obligation and the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA)
Opened: 06/05/2020 | Comments due: 07/06/2020
Federal Register Notice

Reopening of Comment period—Policy Interpretation: State Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program
Re-Opened: 06/01/2020 | Comments due: 07/01/2020
Federal Register Notice

Comment Request—Written Application for the Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind Program
Opened: 06/01/2020 | Comments due: 07/01/2020
Federal Register Notice



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