Resource Centers

The U.S Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and other department offices support projects that provide information and technical assistance to families of infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities.

OSEP Technical Assistance Centers

OSEP funds more than 50 centers to provide a diverse range of services and supports to special education stakeholders. These centers provide technical assistance services to families, schools, districts and states. Find an OSEP TA Center.

Equity Centers

The Department of Education funds Equity Assistance Centers under Title IV of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. These centers provide assistance in the areas of race, gender, national origin and religion to public school districts to promote equal educational opportunities. Find an Equity Center.

Comprehensive Centers

Department of Education-funded Comprehensive Centers create a network of region-specific centers that provide technical assistance to their state education departments and national content centers that work through the regional centers to provide expertise in high-priority content areas. Find a Comprehensive Center.

Regional Education Laboratories

Department of Education Regional Educational Laboratories conduct applied research and trainings with a mission of supporting a more evidence-based education system. Find a Regional Education Laboratory.

Self-Advocacy (Employment)

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services’ Rehabilitation Services Administration funds the National Resources for Advocacy, Independence, Self-determination and Employment (RAISE) Technical Assistance Center. Visit the RAISE Center.

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