The Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders (CCBD) is the CEC Division dedicated to advancing the success of children and youth with or at risk of emotional and behavioral disorders.
As a CEC Division, the Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) works on behalf of students with learning disabilities and the professionals who serve them to meet the needs of the millions of school-aged children and youth currently identified as having learning disabilities in the U.S.
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Amendments of 1997 were signed into law on June 4, 1997. This Act strengthens academic expectations and accountability for the nation's 5.8 million children with disabilities and bridges the gap that has too often existed between what children with disabilities learn and what is required in regular curriculum.
The Indiana Council of Administrators of Special Education (ICASE) is affiliated with the national Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) and provides leadership, support, and professional development to empower its members in shaping policies and practices to improve the quality of education for all students.
The Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (IIDC), Indiana’s University Center for Excellence in Disabilities, works with communities to welcome, value, and support the meaningful participation of people of all ages and abilities through research, education, and service.
The mission of IN*SOURCE is to provide parents, families, individuals, and service providers in the state of Indiana the information and training necessary to help assure effective educational programs and appropriate services for individuals with disabilities.
The National Resource Center for Paraeducators provides resources to address policy questions and other needs of the field, provide technical assistance, and share information about policy questions, management practices, regulatory procedures, and training models that will enable administrators and staff-developers to improve the recruitment, deployment, supervision, and career development of paraeducators.
The PATINS Project is a state-wide technical assistance network that connects Indiana's local education agencies (LEAs) to Accessible Materials, Assistive Technology, Professional Development & Technical Support through the Indiana Departments of Education and Administration.