The Department of Public Instruction has provided leadership and funding for a statewide systems change grant project known as the Wisconsin Assistive Technology Initiative (WATI) through an IDEA discretionary grant. The primary goal of this initiative has been to assist Wisconsin school districts with building their capacity to provide assistive technology devices and services to children and youth with disabilities. Numerous resources were developed under this project. The following materials are available free of charge.
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Indicator 13 is assessed through an annual data collection for all LEAs beginning in the 2011-12 school year. With LEA input, DPI is developing an online IEP transition form that will assist LEAs to meet the transition requirements with 100% compliance. LEAs not participating in developing the online form will complete the Indicator 13 Assessment by November 15, 2011.
Federal Special Education Student Reporting - PI2197
By Age Groups/Primary Disability
Wisconsin - December 1, 2005
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The Special Education District Profile provides data about district compliance with certain special education requirements and data about the outcomes of students with disabilities. The following topics are included in the District Profile:
The following procedural safeguards notice is based on a model developed by the United States Department of Education, with adaptations for use by Wisconsin School districts and other local education agencies. The first page of the Part B: Procedural Safeguards Notice identifies when the notice must be provided to parents.
Special education is individually designed to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities. Special education, however, is a part of the whole; it's success depends, in part, on the quality, philosophy and diversity of the total educational program for meeting the needs of all students. Today, special education cannot be viewed in isolation from general education.