Module 5: Disproportionality and Overrepresentation

by Perry Williams Office of Special Education Programs U.S. Department of EducationJanuary 2007English only slideshowHandouts for Participants in both English and SpanishIDEA 2004 takes a stand against significant disproportionality of students in particular racial or ethnic groups in special education. Module 5 explains what states, districts, and schools must now do to address the disproportionate representation.Module 5 is available in English … [Read more...]

Meet the TA&D Network

March 2011 | Links updated, February 2013The TA&D network stands for the Technical Assistance and Dissemination network. These are the 40-some projects funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) at the U.S. Department of Education to support implementation of our nation's special education law, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.The projects within the TA&D network focus on improving the educational and other services … [Read more...]

Create a Great TA Website

Home / The Art and Science | Heart and Soul of Dissemination / Create a Great TA Website March 2013 A resource developed collaboratively by the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) and the Technical Assistance Coordination Center (TACC) Website Woes Do any of these website worries sound familiar? “We can’t edit our own website. We have to hire a consultant to make any small change.” “Our … [Read more...]

NOTICE: The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) is no longer in operation. Our funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) ended on September 30, 2013. Our website and all its free resources will remain available until September 30, 2014.