Special Ed Connection


Parents can register for a FREE account.

Obtain practical guidance, build professional capacity, and conduct legal/regulatory
research about:

  • Autism
  • Behavior and Discipline
  • Early Childhood
  • IEPs
  • Inclusion
  • LRE
  • Specific Disabilities
  • Transition
  • And more!  



Is your child receiving special education services? 

Gain a better understanding of special education processes and learn how to help your child benefit from special education services by accessing Special Ed Connection ®. Here are just a few of the resources waiting for you:

News and updates on the latest news and developments in the special education community.

  • Tools that can help you learn how to be more actively involved in meeting the special education needs of your family member.
  • Smart Starts that provide a quick way to gain a better understanding of almost 450 special education topics, federal regulations, case law, assistive technology, and how the special education law applies to your family member.
  • A Special Ed Online Dictionary that lists more than 1400 widely-used terms with straightforward, easily-understood definitions.
  • Special Ed Round-Ups that offer a fast and easy way to quickly access best practices on hundreds of special education issues from autism to bullying to post-secondary transition and more.



Contact your FDLRS Gulfcoast Parent Services Specialist


Sandi Hoenigman-Bailey
(727) 331-5101