The Indiana Department of Education has released results from their Needs Assessment Survey related to Special Education. The information from this survey will be used primarily by those entities that are interested in creating a competitive proposal to become a resource center in a statewide network of resource providers. An agency would likely reference this data to support their rationale for their project design, activities, and deliverables, targeting one or more of the areas in their proposal. The Needs Assessment Survey was completed by 97 different corporations and 8 Coop Groups representing a total of 134 completed surveys. The respondents were from a mix of Metro (13%), Suburban (30%), and Town and Rural (46%) corporations; and came from all of the all corners of the State, with 75% of completed surveys coming from outside of central Indiana. Allocation of IDEA Funds Every General Purpose was ranked as the most appropriate allocation of funds on at least one survey ·
Family Voices Indiana is a family-led organization that provides information, education, training, outreach, and peer support to families of children and youth with special health care needs and the professionals who serve them.