Special Education/ Early Intervention

The Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services (DSE/EIS) provides leadership, accountability, technical assistance, and resource management to Maryland's local school systems, public agencies, and stakeholders in a comprehensive system of coordinated services for children and students with disabilities, birth through 21, and their families.

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The Maryland Special Education Parent Survey 2018 is open to all parents and guardians of children age 3 to 21 receiving special education and related services through their local school system. Take the Parent Survey now!

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#ExpectationsMatter! DD Day 2018
Assistant State Superintendent Marcella E. Franczkowski represented the Maryland State Department of Education during Developmental Disabilities Day at the Legislature, February 22 in Annapolis. Hundreds of advocates gathered to speak about issues impacting the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Congratulations to all of the students who showed up to have their voices heard – including Jesse H, pictured here with Ms. Franczkowski. 

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Secondary Transition

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