You may have a child of your own with special needs or remember someone from your own schooling experience that was classified as a special ed. student. There are so many kids who have special learning needs.
Some of the most frequently diagnosed include Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Attention Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder (ADHA) and Autism. These educational needs of children are addressed through the special education department of your local school district.
The range of special education support will vary based on needs of the child and educational jurisdictions. Each country, state or educational jurisdiction will have different policies, rules, regulations and legislation that governs what special education is.