by Elton Krafft

Special Education in Plain Language

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

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.