The mission of Special Education is to improve educational outcomes for children and youth with disabilities by providing and promoting leadership, technical assistance and collaboration statewide.
Special Education provides oversight and implementation of federal and state laws that ensure a free appropriate public education for all children and youth with disabilities in New Hampshire. more…
On March 19 and 20, 2014 , the New Hampshire Department of Education sponsored a two day workshop; Mildred Smith from the American Printing House for the Blind presented Sensing, Acting, Learning: Strategies for Learners with Visual and Multiple Impairments. Teams of educators from New Hampshire who attended the two day conference at the Plymouth State University, College of Graduate Studies in Concord, NH participated in learning when students with visual and multiple impairments have present levels of performance that are at the sensorimotor and early preoperational stages, regardless of chronological age, they learn about their worlds and develop basic skills by participating in experiences that allow them to use sensing and acting systems. These teams experienced what barriers to learning imposed by sensory, cognitive, and motor impairments must be overcome and how to use research-based strategies to design highly effective instructional activities.
|Special Education News / What's New|
|NH Connections School and Family Partnership Plan|
|Approved Private Special Education Programs||New Hampshire Accessible Instructional Materials
|CAT AID Reimbursement to Districts (Yearly)||New Hampshire Special Education Information System (NHSEIS)|
|Complaint Information||Next Steps NH: College, Career and Life Readiness|
|Court Ordered Placement (Chapter 402)||Parent Involvement Special Education Survey|
|District Data Profiles||Preschool|
|District Determinations||Procedural Safeguards|
|Educational Surrogate Parent||Program Approval|
|Facilitation of Special Education Team Meetings||Rate Setting|
|Focused Monitoring||Requests for Proposals|
|Forms and Resources||Safe Schools and Healthy Students State Planning Grant|
|Frequently Asked Questions||Secondary Transition|
|Houses of Corrections Contacts (For school districts contacting a NH House of Corrections regarding an incarcerated special education student)||Special Education Compliance Monitoring|
|IDEA Federal Funds||Special Education Directors by SAU|
|Individual Program Approval (IPA)||State Advisory Committee on the Education of Students/Children with Disabilities (SAC)|
|Laws/Rules/Policies||State Performance Plan (SPP) and Annual Performance Report (APR)|
|Links||Statewide Census by Disability|
|National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS)||Training|
|Bureau of Special Education Staff|
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