An Overview of Special Education

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Learning how to navigate the special education system can be difficult for any family, but it can be an even greater challenge for military families whose educational environments are constantly changing. Military OneSource offers tools and resources to help make things easier for you and your family. Start here to learn about the special education process, including:

  • Eligibility
  • Relevant regulations
  • Moving
  • Moving overseas
  • Graduating or leaving school

Special education is specially designed instruction provided to meet unique needs of children with special needs, ages 3 through 21. Let's take a look at some of the basics.

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