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Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction



Special Education in Plain Language


A User-friendly Interactive Handbook on Special Education Laws, Policies and Practices in Wisconsin


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June 2009, Third Edition, Revised

Collaboratively developed and reviewed by Wisconsin Parents, Advocacy Organizations, School and Special Education Administrators, General and Special Educators, Service Providers, Union Members, Special Education Attorneys, and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.


Project Authors
Nissan Bar-Lev, WCASS Susan Endress, WI FACETS
Patricia Bober, WDPI   Courtney Salzer, WI FACETS
Greg Dietz, WCASS   Elliot Weiman, WDPI


This interactive handbook was made possible by funding from IDEA grant number H027A060064A. Its content may be reprinted in whole or in part, with credit to Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction acknowledged. However, reproduction of this handbook in whole or in part for resale is not authorized.

Introduction| Problem Solving|
The IEP Process| Behavior and Discipline|
Special Education Map| Resources|
Other School Choices| Glossary


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