Special Education

Special Education Services

Published: 5/15/2019 2:51 PM

Welcome to the Division of IDEA implementation and Preschool.  This site includes information on all aspects of special education programs in public schools.  We welcome your comments and suggestions.  If you need further assistance with finding information on special education programs in Kentucky's public schools, please contact us.

Parent Resources

Parent Involvement Initiative Webpage

The Parent Involvement Initiative is part of the Kentucky Department of Education’s State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG), funded by the Office of Special Education Programs and managed by the University of Kentucky. It is designed to promote stakeholder engagement in the Kentucky Department of Education initiatives. This website provides a Kentucky Parent Guide for Special Education, a Parent Involvement Video Series, and other helpful resources.

Parent Involvement Initiative Webpage Welcome Letter
A companion to the resource above, this letter can be used to help inform those who work with parents of special education children of this helpful resource.

Dispute Resolution Process
This page explains the dispute resolution options available to parents and includes forms, resources, and IDEA due process hearing and appeal decisions

General Resources

Contact Information

This page lists programs and services offered by the Division of IDEA Implementation and Preschool.  This page will provide email links directly to the contact person for the program or service you are seeking.

Question and Answer Documents

This page contains various Question and Answer documents created by the Division of IDEA implementation and Preschool.  

Shasta Hensley
Office of Special Education and Early Learning
Division of IDEA Implementation and Preschool
(502) 564-4970 x 4103

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