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Indiana Protection & Advocacy Services

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As parents, we all want the best for our kids. But we also understand that happy endings usually don't happen by accident. This is especially true for the parents of the 175,000 Indiana students that receive special education services each year.

If your child has a developmental, physical, learning or emotional disability, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act entitles them to a free and appropriate public education.

Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services can help parents like you learn how to work with your local school to get access to the services and programs your child needs.

By sharing resources, making referrals and assisting with advocacy, we can work together to make sure your child starts the next chapter of their education with all the opportunities they deserve.

You are your child's best chance at "happily ever after." Get them the education they need.

For more information, resources and answers to commonly asked questions about special education, click on the links on the right.

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