The directory consists of two components:

School-Age Directory (3-21)

The School-Age Directory focusing on education services for children with special needs, 3 through 21 years old. Included are:

Descriptions of each state's special education system and related resources
Tools for helping you and your child make the transition to a new school district
Summaries of national special education service trends
School district profiles and contact information
Links to national resource agencies

Early Intervention (EI) Directory

The Early Intervention Directory focusing on early intervention services for children birth through 3 years old. Included are:

Descriptions of each state's early intervention system and related resources
Tools for helping you and your child make a smooth transition to a new early intervention provider
Summaries of national early intervention service trends
Early intervention service provider profiles and contact information
Links to national resource agencies

The Education Directory for Children With Special Needs provides military families with children with special needs the information they need to make informed assignment decisions and easier transitions.

The directory consists of two components:

  • The Early Intervention Directory focusing on early intervention services for children birth through 3 years old
  • The School-Age Directory focusing on education services for children with special needs, 3 through 21 years old

Both provide tools and resources to help with the transition to a new location. The Early Intervention Directory summarizes national and state level early intervention trends and includes descriptions of local early intervention service providers. The School-Age Directory summarizes national and state level trends for special education and includes descriptions of individual school districts.