Special education ensures that all students, including those with special needs between the ages of 3 and 21 who have not graduated from high school, be given a free and appropriate education. Through special education services, students with disabilities are entitled to extra help. Some school districts are better than others in terms of special education services, and even if your district has the best special ed department in the country, you will still have to advocate for your child. The following legal guides will help you figure out how to get special education for your child, what an IEP is, and everything else you need to know to get your child’s educational needs met.