Two Updated Documents Emphasize Need for Early Childhood Inclusion, Transition for Children With Disabilities

OSEP released two documents specific to early childhood activities associated with IDEA Part C – the part of the law that addresses early intervention services for infants and toddlers, birth through age 2, with disabilities and their families.

The Office of Special Education Programs Awards More Than $35 Million for 138 Personnel Preparation and Professional Development-Related Grants

OSEP announced $35 million in funding for 138 awards, including one national technical assistance center, which will support preparation, ongoing professional learning and leadership development for educators.

Cohesive Secondary Transition Planning Needed to Improve Postsecondary Education, Employment Outcomes for Students With Disabilities

OSEP Director Williams and RSA Deputy Commissioner Dobak released a new blog series as part of a continued effort to emphasize the need for more cohesive secondary transition planning for students with disabilities.