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LADSE La Grange Area Department of Special Education
LADSE is a special education cooperative made up of 15 member districts. LADSE collaborates with its member districts to provide high-quality, evidence-based programs and services and provide comprehensive, cost efficient support, and positive outcomes for students with disabilities ages 3 through 22.
Founded in 1957, LADSE is the first special education organization to be established in Illinois. From 1957 until today, LADSE has continued to be a leader in special education supports, programs, services (including autism and assistive technology consultation), instructional environments, and professional development. LADSE’s highly specialized teams provide direct, individualized support to students, families, and member district staff.
April 21 - Professional Development - Cultural Competency in Education April 22-29 - The Long Shadow Documentary April 23 - Professional Development Webinar -Programming for Autism in the Schools for Students with Intact Cognition and Language April 27 - The Long Shadow Documentary - Q & A Webinar with Director, Frances Causey May 3-7 - Teacher Appreciation Week! May 4 -Professional Development - Equity Centered MTSS Framework in Deliberate Pursuit of Equity in Education May 12 - LADSE Directing Board Meeting May 27 - LADSE Institute Day