ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : ACC-00-057

Date Created : 04/20/2000


Co-op Directors
other: Special Education Supervisors

Type of Memo: Administrative
Response Required: Optional
Section:   Accountability - Dr. Charity Smith
Special Education Programs, Catastrophic Occurrences Reimbursement, FY 2000

Regulatory Authority:
Arkansas Code Annotated 6-20-323

Contact Person:
Clent Holly

Phone Number:


Arkansas Code Annotated 6-20-323 provides for current year funding for Special Education Catastrophic Occurrences. Special Education Catastrophic Occurrences means those individual cases where special education and related services required by the individualized education program of a particular child is unduly expensive, extraordinary and/or beyond the routine and normal costs associated with special education and related services provided by the local education agency.

Enclosed are forms and instructions for districts to seek reimbursement for special education catastrophic occurrences. Please read the instructions carefully before proceeding. The completed forms are due in the Special Education Office by May 15, 2000. Send reimbursement requests to the following address:

Grants and Data Management
Special Education
Arkansas Department of Education
4 Capitol Mall, Room 105-C
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201-1071


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