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Special education in Allen County

Special education students account for nearly 15 percent of students statewide, totalling 167,478 students in the 2017-18 school year, according to the Indiana Department of Education. Here's a snapshot of the special education population in Allen County's middle and high schools. This diverse population includes students who earn a diploma and students who receive a certificate of completion.

Special education in Allen County

Disabilities can thwart job search

Various local nonprofits work with clients with disabilities, preparing them for the workforce.

May 6, 2018 1:00 am


Special education in Allen County

Wayne students develop functional skills

The functional skills program serves moderately disabled students and focuses on work and life skills.

April 30, 2018 1:20 am


Special education in Allen County

Local colleges accommodate student needs

Devin Carroll knew when he enrolled at Indiana Tech two years ago that he would need help.

April 29, 2018 1:00 am


Special education in Allen County

Defiance autism program wins students' kudos

DEFIANCE, Ohio – Emma Bedan didn't expect her college experience would be bustling with social activities such as cheerleading,...

April 29, 2018 1:00 am


Special education in Allen County

Partnership lets students learn on job

Helping students with disabilities prepare for adulthood.

April 23, 2018 1:00 am


Special education in Allen County

Schools' growing challenge

Sometimes, all it takes to discover a student's abilities is pairing them with the right tools.

April 22, 2018 1:00 am


Special education in Allen County

Special education students excelling

Unified by a label, the students are anything but uniform.

April 22, 2018 1:00 am


Special education in Allen County

Special education instructors scarce

Attending employment fairs wasn't always part of Jada Conner's job, but in recent years it's become routine.

April 22, 2018 1:00 am