Essential resources for understanding the world of special education in Howard County and beyond.

Important Contacts in Special Education

Navigating the resources within one’s school can be a challenge. But did you know there is an entire stable of educators outside of the building able to assist you? The Office of Special Education, commonly referred to as the “central office,” consists of instructional facilitators, resource teachers, program specialists, speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, assistive technology…

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School Accommodations and Modifications

Some students with disabilities need accommodations or modifications to their educational program in order to participate in the general curriculum and to be successful in school. While the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and its regulations do not define accommodations or modifications, there is some agreement as to what they mean.

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