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Special Education

Newly Adopted New Hampshire Rules for the Education of Children with DisabilitiesAcrobat Reader March 23, 2017

New Hampshire Rules in Excess Chart Acrobat Reader

The New Hampshire Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education hosted meetings/webinars regarding the re-adoption, with amendments, of the New Hampshire Rules for Education of Children with Disabilities. These rules were adopted on March 23rd by the State Board of Education.

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…

Special Education News / What's New

New Hampshire Rules
for the Education of Children with Disabilities
Administrative Rules, Acrobat Reader

NH Responds

New Hampshire Accessible Educational Materials (NHAEM) Online System
Order Educational Materials from NHAEM
American Printing House for the Blind

Approved Private Special Education Programs New Hampshire Accessible Educational Materials
CAT AID Reimbursement to Districts (Yearly) NH Deaf & Hard of Hearing Education Initiative
Educational Service Guidelines
Complaint Information New Hampshire Special Education Information System (NHSEIS)
Court Ordered Placement (Chapter 402) Next Steps NH: College, Career and Life Readiness
District Data Profiles Parent Involvement Special Education Survey
Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Issued Memorandum
District Determinations Office of Student Wellness
Educational Surrogate Parent Preschool
Facilitation of Special Education Team Meeting Procedural Safeguards
Focused Monitoring Program Approval
Public Academies Special Education Monitoring
Rate Setting
Forms and Resources Project AWARE
Frequently Asked Questions Requests for Proposals
Houses of Corrections Contacts Acrobat Reader
(For school districts contacting a NH House of Corrections regarding an incarcerated special education student)
Safe Schools/Healthy Students
IDEA Federal Funds Secondary Transition
Individual Program Approval (IPA) Special Education Compliance Monitoring
Laws/Rules/Policies Special Education Directors by SAU Acrobat Reader
Links State Advisory Committee on the Education of Students/Children with Disabilities (SAC)
Memorandums, Numbered State Performance Plan (SPP) and Annual Performance Report (APR)
National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS) Statewide Census by Disability
NH Connections School and Family Partnership Plan Training
Written Prior Notice Guidance Universal Design for Learning (UDL)


Bureau of Special Education Staff
Bureau of Special Education Staff Responsibilities

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