The New York City Department of Education has a variety of information and resources about special education available to families in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, English, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish. All of these resources can be found on our website.
This guide describes the services and supports available to preschool children and will help you understand your rights as the parent of a child who has been referred or identified as having a disability. It also contains recommendations on how to best collaborate with your child’s school and Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE).
The guide was created to provide you with information about how the New York City Department of Education (DOE) determines if a student ages 5 to 21 is eligible for special education services and how the DOE provides special education services
This guide provides information on the transition from high school to life after high school for students with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).
A tool for families and schools to create a student-centered IEP. There is a unique tool for families to use for elementary, middle and high school as the questions guiding the process can change as your child gets older.
A series of workshops provided by experts designed to support families of students with disabilities during the remote learning period. Sessions explore literacy, executive cognitive function, social-emotional learning and more. On this page you will find information about upcoming sessions and registration.
Information with information about how to get support when you have questions or concerns about your child’s evaluation, Individualized Education Program (IEP), services and more.
This DOE guide to the Early Intervention-to-Preschool Transition contains information on families’ options after the DOHMH Early Intervention Program. It describes the inclusive early care and education options offered by the DOE and it explains how to access them. It also provides detailed instructions on how to access services through the DOE Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) process.