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Area of Work

Special Education

WestEd provides technical assistance and consulting, and conducts research and evaluation studies, to help state education and human services agencies and local education agencies build capacity to improve developmental and academic outcomes for young people with disabilities.

Our signature initiative, the National Center for Systemic Improvement, supports districts and states in transforming their systems to improve developmental and academic outcomes for infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities.  

Bullying and Disability: Student Survey Analysis

Do high school students who have a disability report being bullied more than non-disabled students? Read this and other key findings in WestEd's Bullying and Disability research study.