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PROGRESS Center (which stands for Promoting Rigorous Outcomes and Growth by Redesigning Educational Services for Students With Disabilities Center) provides information, resources, tools, and technical assistance services to support local educators and leaders (kindergarten through transition age) in developing and implementing high-quality educational programming that ensures students with disabilities have access to free appropriate public education (FAPE).

National Autism Association

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Aging and Disability Services Division

The Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) works to connect the aging and persons with disabilities to available resources, supports and services. 

Nevada Department of Education, Office of Special Education

"The Nevada Department of Education (NDE), Office of Special Education is committed to ensuring that ALL students in Nevada are college- and career- ready upon exit from the public school system. To accomplish this, the NDE Office of Special Education strives to build and improve on collaborative efforts with state partners and education stakeholders state-wide. It is our goal to promote educational success for Nevada’s students through increased academic rigor; use of evidenced-based practices; providing sustained professional development for administrators, teachers, and staff; providing technical assistance in data-based decision making; and building meaningful partnerships with districts, schools, and parents" (NDOE, 2016)

For additional Information about the Nevada Office of Special Education, check out the following links:

Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation

The Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation consists of divisions that offer assistance in job training and placement, vocational rehabilitation, workplace discrimination and in collecting and analyzing workforce and economic data. Many of these services are provided through DETR's partnership with the Nevada JobConnect system. DETR's divisions include:

  • Employment Security
  • Rehabilitation
  • Nevada Equal Rights Commission
  • Research and Analysis Bureau
  • Information Development and Processing

The Rehabilitation Division provides support for students with disabilities in transition, training, and employment support.

For additional information about NDETR and some of the services they provide, check out the following links:

Nevada Dual Sensory Project

The purpose of the Nevada Dual Sensory Impairment Project is to enhance the educational services provided to children and youth, birth through 21 years, with vision and hearing impairments. The project provides statewide technical assistance to support parents, service providers, and other service agencies in meeting the educational needs of children who have dual sensory impairments.

For more information go to the Nevada Dual Sensory Project Home Page.

Nevada Early Intervention Services

Nevada Early Intervention Services (NEIS) programs are available to families with children under the age of three (3) who meet Nevada's eligibility requirements. Early Intervention services are provided in natural environments, including home, playgroup and community settings. Families join together with NEIS staff to develop an Individualized Family Services Plan with outcomes that draw on the family's priorities and concerns.

If you are concerned that your child's development, you can contact NEIS at 800-522-0066 to refer your child for an evaluation.

Nevada PEP

Nevada PEP is a nonprofit organization that provides information, services and training to Nevada families of children with disabilities, including those who are at risk or who have serious emotional disturbances and their service providers.

For additional Information about NV PEP, resources, webinars, and trainings, check out the following links:

Office of Special Education Programs

The Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist states and local districts.

Additional Information about OSEP is available at the OSEP Home Page.

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