What is Special Education?

Special Edcation is specially designed instruction to meet unique needs of students with disabilities. This may include but not be limited to academic services, speech-language services, psychological services, physical and occupational therapy,counseling services, and parent education. Special education services are provided at no cost to parents.

Why is Special Education provided?

The federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA) and state regulations, require the Hawaii State Department of Education to provide free appropriate public education (FAPE), which include a continuum of services for students who are eligible for special education and related services.

Who is eligible to receive Special Education?

Any student ages 3 to 20, who demonstrates a need for specially designed instruction after eligibility is determined.

Here is a link Hawaii DOE, Special Education where you can get more information about Special Education Resources that are provided by the State of Hawaii.

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