511 IAC Article 7 - commonly referred to as simply "Article 7" -- contains Indiana's Special Education rules. The most recent version, updated in May 2019, is available in English. The 2008 Spanish version of Article 7 is currently being updated.
Navigating the Course: Finding Your Way Through Indiana’s Special Education Rules
Navigating the Course: Finding your way through Indiana's Special Education Rules was written to provide an overview and a practical resource to help parents, advocates, school personnel, and students understand the requirements of Indiana’s special education rules, found at 511 IAC 7-32 through 49, commonly known as Article 7. The 2019 Spanish version of Navigating the Course: Finding your way through Indiana’s Special Education Rules is also available. This document is intended to serve as a companion guide to Article 7 and is not a substitute for Article 7. Please refer to Article 7 for the specific language of the special education rules.
Procedural Safeguards and Parent Rights
- Indiana Department of Education SAMPLE Notice of Procedural Safeguards and Parent Rights in Special Education (including Annual Notice for Medicaid Consent) English | Spanish
- Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act of 2008
- Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
- Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
- No Child Left Behind (NCLB)
- Office of Civil Rights: "Protecting Students with Disabilities"
- Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973