Michigan Department of Education Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services (OSE-EIS)
The Office of Special Education and Early Intervention Services (OSE-EIS) oversees the administrative funding of education and early intervention programs and services for young children and students with disabilities. Early intervention services are coordinated for infants and toddlers (birth through age two) with disabilities and their families according to federal regulations and state standards. A free appropriate public education is provided to eligible children and youth from birth through age 25, according to federal statute and regulations, state statute, administrative rules, and standards.
Parent Advisory Committees
Special Education Informal Dispute Resolution Processes
Informal Dispute resolution assists parents, educators, and service providers develop productive relationships for resolving issues in early intervention and special education.
A non-profit, volunteer based organization established to offer mediation as an alternative to the traditional adversarial dispute resolution in the courts. Services provided at no cost.
Individualized Education Program (IEP)
Thoughts from the Educator's Perspective
Michigan Alliance for Families
MAF is statewide resource to connect families of children with disabilities to resources to help improve their children’s education. They help facilitate parent involvement as a means of improving educational services and outcomes for students with disabilities.
Oakland Early On Resource Guide
Coordinates services for families with children birth to three years who have a developmental delay or birth condition.Transition (Presentation)
Discusses the five steps of transition based on needs, strengths, preferences, and interests.
A non-profit parent organization providing a comprehensive system of information and referral for parents and professionals working with children from birth through transition to adult life.
The world's leading web site on learning disabilities and ADHD, serving more than 200,000 parents, teachers, and other professionals each month.
A resource for information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.