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The Special Education Process


Image of classroom, students are working at each of the two tables with books and school supplies spread out in front of them. Bookcase and cubby case are on the back wall.

There's a lot to know about the process for identifying a child as having a disability and needing special education. This brief overview of the special education process is a good place to start. Once you have the big picture, it's easier to understand the specific details.