Special Education

Special Education Publications - Topics I - L

The following is a listing of topics of publications* related to special education available on our web site. Within each topic area (i.e., Accessible Instructional Materials, etc.), publications are listed chronologically from most recent at the top down to oldest. If you are looking for the most recent and current version of a publication, please check from the top down within that topic area. You can also find publications listed by date of issue.




Impartial Hearings and Impartial Hearing Officer

Incarcerated Youth

Special Education Responsibilities for Students Incarcerated in County Correctional Facilities - October 2010

Individualized Education Program (IEP)

Intensive Teacher Institute

Intensive Teacher Institute for Teachers of the Blind and Visually Impaired - See Visually Impaired


Provision of Educational Services to Youth Admitted to Programs Licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) - August 2004

Justice Center


Learning Standards

Least Restrictive Environment

Special Education Field Advisory: School Districts' Responsibilities to Provide Students with Disabilities with Specially-Designed Instruction and Related Services in the Least Restrictive Environment    December 2015


* With the exception of the Procedural Safeguards Notice, Sample Due Process Complaint Form, and Sample Individualized Education Programs for preschool and school age, the New York State special education publications and policy memoranda on this web site published prior to 2004 have not been revised to reflect the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004 changes. Beginning July 1, 2005, school districts must implement the new requirements of IDEA as found in PL 108-446 and applicable federal regulations. In addition, existing State law and regulations must continue to be implemented to the extent consistent with federal requirements.


Last Updated: April 27, 2018