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Special Education Services

  • Phone: (405) 521-3351
  • Fax: (405) 522-2380
The Oklahoma State Department of Education, Special Education Services (OSDE-SES) is committed to providing guidance and support in order to promote excellence in education from infancy to adulthood for children with disabilities as outlined in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA).

This mission is accomplished by disseminating information to families, schools, communities, and agencies through meaningful resources, fostering collaborative partnerships and providing timely and accurate technical assistance.

Upcoming Trainings

OSDE sponsored events, trainings and conferences beneficial to special education teachers and staff:

Differentiated Monitoring GSS 2019

Oklahoma's General Supervision System (GSS) motinors the implementation of IDEA by local education agencies (LEAs).This document outlines the monitoring and enforcement components of the Oklahoma GSS. All of the components have been developed according to the standard set by the federal Office of Special Education Programs.

Differentiated Monitoring GSS 2019

Oklahoma Dyslexia Handbook

The purpose of this Oklahoma Dyslexia Handbook is to provide guidance to educators, students, families, and community members about dyslexia, and the best practices for identification, intervention, and support for children with dyslexia. This handbook was developed by members of the Dyslexia and Education Task Force who were appointed by the Oklahoma Legislature, at the request of H.B.2008 (2017) authored by Speaker Charles McCall, Oklahoma State House of Representatives; and amended by H.B.3313 (2018) authored by Representative Rhonda Baker, Oklahoma State House of Representatives.

Oklahoma Dyslexia Handbook

Policies, Handbook, & Process Guide

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    Last updated on February 7, 2020