News & Resources
November 13, 2023
OSEP funds over 50 centers to provide a diverse range of services and supports to special education stakeholders. These centers provide technical assistance (TA) services to families, schools, districts, and States.
September 22, 2023
FTF Behavioral Consulting recognizes the START Project's PFA-SBT success storie
Michigan Legislature approves 23-24 budget that fully funds the foundation allowance for special education students for the first time
June 29, 2023
Michigan Legislature approves 2023-2024 budget, which includes an increase of $310.3 million for special education.
April 18, 2023
The Autism Education Center's work on promoting the placement of students with autism into the general classroom setting to the greatest extent possible has dovetailed with a renewed Michigan Department of Education focus on the same concept.
February 20, 2023
Spread the Word Inclusion is an initiative founded in 2009 and continuously led by youth activists. Their efforts are designed to rally schools, organizations, and communities to commit to inclusion.
February 5, 2023
START staff will be presenting and exhibiting at the Michigan Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), held at the Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids on March 1-3, 2023. Visit CEC's website for more information and registration.
December 15, 2022
Teri Rink, Director of the Office of Special Education, encourages you to share the resources on the Family Matters website. New fact sheets are added on an ongoing basis. You may sign up to receive notifications when new information is available.
October 4, 2022
START staff will be presenting and exhibiting at the Michigan Autism Conference (MAC), held at the Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites in Kalamazoo on October 6-7, 2022. Visit MAC's website for more information and registration.
August 25, 2022
The U.S. Department of Education released a back-to-school checklist for parents and families.
May 10, 2022
The Michigan Department of Education Office of Special Education (MDE OSE) is excited to announce the release of a free virtual Applied Behavior Analysis in Schools course.