Special education programs office awards new, legacy grants

By the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

WASHINGTON (Oct. 29, 2018) — The Department of Education recently awarded grants for new and legacy investments to centers that support infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities and their families.

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services’ Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) distributed these grants awards under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part D, which authorizes formula and discretionary grants.

OSEP issued recompete announcements, and the following centers received grants to continue work on legacy investments:

  • National Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
    • Awarded to the University of Oregon
    • Currently known as PBIS
  • National Technical Assistance and Dissemination Center for Children who are Deaf-Blind
  • Center on Dispute Resolution
    • Awarded to Direction Service
    • Currently known as CADRE
  • Center for Parent Information and Resources
    • Awarded to the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network of New Jersey, Inc.
    • Currently known as CPIR

OSEP awarded new investments to projects that will focus on early childhood education. Those investments include:

You can view all of OSEP’s Part D investments using the OSEP Discretionary Grants Database.