Policies, Handbook and Process Guide

Special Education Publications

The Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) published the Special Education Policies, the Special Education Handbook and the Special Education Process Guide. Forms and documents were revised.  Go to Oklahoma State Department of Education/ Special Education Documents and Forms for further reading.
Oklahoma Special Education Policies
Oklahoma Special Education Handbook
Oklahoma Special Education Process Guide

Please note that the previous publication,  Policies and Procedures for Special Education in Oklahoma, has been replaced.  This manual is no longer being published and should not be used.

Get Involved!

Are you trying to find a way to get involved in special education decisions and policy making? You have found a good starting point! The

Surrogate Parents

Congress recognized the importance of active parents’ involvement in planning their children’s educational programs, monitoring progress, and challenging inappropriate decisions. This child advocate role is


INDIVIDUAL CAREER ACADEMIC PLANNING (ICAP) The term ICAP refers to both a process that helps students engage in academic andcareer development activities and a product