Skip to main content

GAC Special Education Initiative

The Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission receives calls from individuals and parents throughout the state trying to find answers and assistance regarding Special Education. Illinois Special Education is governed by both the federal law IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) and State Law (Illinois Administration Rule Part 226). Below are links to information starting with a Frequently Asked Questions document that answers the most commonly asked questions received by the SPED Collaborative Team along with a summary and law citation.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to call IGAC's Collaborative Team contacts:


Upcoming SPED Training

PDF of FAQ Document

Additional Resources: