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Includes information on funding for special education programs, Least Restrictive Environment, Corey H. news and updates, school district policies, forms for special education, due process and a listing of Directors of Special Education.​

  • Accessibility ManualPDF Document
    How to Select, Administer and Evaluate Use of Accessibility Supports for Instruction and Assessments of All Students​.

  • Alternate Assessment
    The Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM-AA) project is guided by the core belief that all students should have access to challenging grade-level content. The new DLM alternate assessment system will let students with significant cognitive disabilities show what they know in ways that traditional multiple-choice tests cannot.

  • Chronic Infectious Diseases in Schoolchildren, Management ofPDF Document

    The Illinois State Board of Education, the Illinois Department of Public Health, and the Illinois General Assembly place a high priority on the need to prevent the spread of infectious diseases in schools.

  • Community and Residential Services Authority

    The Community and Residential Services Authority (CRSA) is an interagency group created by the General Assembly in 1985. The CRSA is responsible for identifying and addressing barriers facing parents, professionals, and providers when they try to get needed services and programs for individuals with a behavior disorder or a severe emotional disturbance and their family.

    The CRSA staff provide technical assistance to families, service providers, educators, and other professionals to help plan for and implement appropriate, effective services for children with severe emotional disturbances and behavior disorders (SED/BD) in Illinois. A brochure of additional information is presently available in CRSA brochure in EnglishPDF Document and CRSA brochure in SpanishPDF Document.

    CRSA may be contacted by telephone toll-​free at (877) 541-2772 or via the web at​

  • Comprehensive System of Learning Supports
    • Promotes the necessary conditions for learning which includes:
      • A safe, caring, participatory, and responsive school climate and;
      • The development of academic, physical, social, emotional, and behavioral competencies
    • Address barriers to learning and teaching such as: bullying, disengagement, absenteeism, and behavioral health issues
  • Deviation Application

  • Directors of Special EducationPDF Document

  • Disability Areas for Special Education
    The Special Education Disability Areas page includes information, research, resources, and best practices on the following program areas: Autism, Deaf-Blindness, Deafness, Emotional Disturbance, Hearing Impairment, Intellectual Disability, Multiple Disabilities, Orthopedic Impairment, Other Health Impairment, Specific Learning Disability, Speech/Language Impairment, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Visual Impairment.​​

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