The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS)

Address: 400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202
Phone: (202) 245-7468 Fax: (202) 4010689 Website:

The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) understands the many challenges still facing individuals with disabilities and their families. Therefore, OSERS is committed to improving results and outcomes for people with disabilities of all ages. OSERS supports programs that serve millions of children, youth and adults with disabilities.

OSERS is composed of: Office of the Assistant Secretary (OAS), and three program components:

Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)

Mission Statement
To provide leadership to achieve full integration and participation in society of people with disabilities by ensuring equal opportunity and access to, and excellence in, education, employment and community living."

Parents and Families – Provides Special Education Information and Resouces

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