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Educational Resources for Children

District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS)
Office of Special Education
1200 First Street Northeast, Suite 9th floor
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 442-4800

DCPS is the public school district for students who reside in the District of Columbia.  The Office of Special Education works with schools to ensure that students with disabilities have the services and supports they need to be successful.

Advocates for Justice and Education, Inc. (AJE)
4201 Georgia Avenue NE
Washington DC 20011
Telephone: (202) 265-9102
Telephone: (202) 265-1730
Website: aje-dc.org

The mission of Advocates for Justice and Education (AJE) is to educate parents, youth, and the community about the laws governing public education, specifically for children with special needs. It seeks to empower youth and parents to be effective advocates on behalf of their children to ensure that they receive an appropriate education.

Phone: (202) 907-6887

The mission of School Talk is to offer parents early and effective opportunities for both raising and resolving their concerns regarding special education identification, assessment, and service delivery, by working with the schools in the District of Columbia to improve the communication and dispute resolution processes that are associated with the delivery of special education services.