Special Education

  • Home
    Return to the Office of Special Education Programs home page.
  • Overview
    Overview of the Office of Special Education Programs.
  • Data & Reports
    Links to special education data as well as general NJ Department of Education data.
  • Program Improvement
    Resources to assist in the improvement of special education programs.
  • Implementation of IDEA
    Information to assist in the implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
  • Parents & Families
    Information to help parents and students with NJ special education programs.
  • Office of Special Education Programs
    P.O. Box 500
    Trenton, NJ 08625-0500
    phone: (609)292-0147
    fax: (609)984-8422

    Program Improvement

    Resources for Students with Hearing Loss or Deaf-Blindness » Home


    New Family and Educational Resources for Children with Hearing Loss (English | en Español)

    Referral Process for Children with Hearing Loss

    Birth to Two Years Old

    Communication options: Parent's Guide to Hearing Loss

    • American Sign Language
    • Auditory Verbal
    • Cued Speech
    • Oral/Aural
    • Total Communication philosophy

    Education Options

    • General education programs (subchapter 4.1 and 4.2)
    • In-class support model (subchapter 4.3)
    • Resource center model (subchapter 4.3)
    • Self-contained instruction (subchapter 4.3)
    • Itinerant programs and related services (subchapter 4.5)

    Family Support


    Parent Training