Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
April 28, 2017Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Convenes Parent Roundtable on Special Education during Autism Awareness Month
In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos convened a roundtable yesterday with parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder to gain a better understanding of the support these students receive and the challenges they face while navigating the education system. After the meeting, Secretary DeVos released the following statement:
October 8, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) today announced more than $121 million in grants to help improve the outcomes of individuals with disabilitiesfrom cradle through career.
October 1, 2012$24 Million in Grants Awarded to 22 States to Improve Training Systems to Help Children with Disabilities
The U.S. Department of Education announced today the award of $24 million in grants to 22 states to improve personnel training systems to help children with disabilities.
September 28, 2012$6.4 Million Awarded to Establish National IDEA Technical Assistance Center on Early Childhood Longitudinal Data Systems
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of $6,499,473 to SRI International to establish and operate the National IDEA Technical Assistance Center on Early Childhood Longitudinal Data Systems.
September 28, 2012$9 Million in Grants Awarded to Institutions in 21 States and D.C. for Special Education Personnel Preparation Programs
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of $9 million for 38 grants to institutions of higher education to train educators to improve the services and results for children with disabilities.
September 27, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of more than $1.1 million in grants to three projects that will support early intervention and preschool programs in the effective use of assistive technology with young children with disabilities.