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Government Agencies For Special
- Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)
The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) is committed to improving results and outcomes for people with disabilities of all ages. In supporting President Bush's No Child Left Behind agenda and the New Freedom Initiative, OSERS provides a wide array of supports to parents and individuals, school districts and states in three main areas: special education, vocational rehabilitation and research.
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)
The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) provides leadership and support for a comprehensive program of research related to the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities. All of our programmatic efforts are aimed at improving the lives of individuals with disabilities from birth through adulthood.
- Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts.
- Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)
The Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) oversees formula and discretionary grant programs that help individuals with physical or mental disabilities to obtain employment and live more independently through the provision of such supports as counseling, medical and psychological services, job training and other individualized services.
- Office of Vocational and Adult Education
The OVAE website has information, research, and resources to help prepare young people and adults for postsecondary education, successful careers, and productive lives. OVAE's activities fall into four areas: High Schools, Career and Technical Education, Community Colleges, and Adult Education and Literacy. Find information on these topics, plus related legislation, grants and other resources, by clicking on the links in the left-hand menu.
- Education Resource Organizations Directory
This page links you to territory and state educational resources -- including educational agencies.
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