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Welcome to the Special Education Team's homepage. The Special Education Team is a part of the Division for Learning Support, which also includes Student Services, Prevention & Wellness; Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing; and Wisconsin Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired.
The team that develops an individualized education program (IEP) for a child must consider whether the child requires assistive technology devices and services. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act defines these requirements for assistive technology:
Federal Special Education Student Reporting
By Age Groups/Primary Disability
Wisconsin - October 1, 2008
|Age 3-5||Age 6-11||Age 12-17||Age 18-21||Total|
During the week of November 30, 2009, the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) conducted a verification visit to the Department of Public Instruction. The purpose of the visit was to review the States systems for general supervision, collection of State-reported data, and fiscal management. A copy of the OSEP verification letter informing DPI of the results of the visit, as well as DPIs response, and other information is listed below.