The Voice for Leaders in the Field of Special Education 

  • Routinely engages with federal agencies and legislators to benefit students with disabilities and provide a voice to leaders in the field of special education
  • Prepares, organizes, and inspires units (subdivisions) to engage with legislators in advocacy at every level
  • Expands partnerships with fellow national organizations and other individual stakeholders


New Medicaid Guidance Released Reducing Administrative Burden

The New Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guide, released on May 18, 2023, eliminates the requirement to obtain parental consent to bill Medicaid for school-based services. 

Access CMS Guide Here
Access Fact Sheet Here

 Special Education Legislative Summit (SELS)

July 9-12, 2023  

The Westin Alexandria
400 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314

SELS is an advocacy opportunity for leaders to learn more about federal legislation and meet with Members of Congress around important issues in special education. Visits on Capitol Hill take place on Tuesday, July 11th, as part of the conference.