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Purpose of Program:
Two Department of Education (Department) programs fund this competition:
the Technical Assistance and Dissemination to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities (TA&D) program and the Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities (PD) program.
The purpose of the TA&D program is to promote academic achievement and to improve results for children with disabilities by providing technical assistance (TA), supporting model demonstration projects, disseminating useful information, and implementing activities that are supported by scientifically based research.
The purposes of the PD program are to:
(1) Help address State-identified needs for personnel--in special education, related services, early intervention, and regular education--to work with children with disabilities; and (2) ensure that those personnel have the skills and knowledge--derived from practices that have been determined through research and experience to be successful--that are needed to serve those children.
Technical Assistance and Dissemination To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities--State Technical Assistance Projects To Improve Services and Results for Children Who Are Deaf-Blind and National Technical Assistance and Dissemination Center for Children Who Are Deaf-Blind.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 8 4. 326T.