Special Education Law and Legal Definition

Special education is defined as "specially designed instruction, at no cost to parents, to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability, including instruction conducted in the classroom, in the home, in hospitals and institutions, and in other settings; and instruction in physical education." Richardson Indep. Sch. Dist. v. Michael Z, 580 F.3d 286, 297-298 (5th Cir. Tex. 2009)