Children With Special Needs

Understand what kind of assistance is available for children with special needs in the Mexico school system...

There is a dedicated institution in Mexico for special needs education, called the Programa de Fortalecimiento de la Educación Especial y de la Integración Educativa - PFEEIE (in Spanish). Mexican policy regarding special needs education has evolved in recent years to provide more services for education for children with special needs in mainstream schools. Most special education services are available in large cities for children in the Basic Education System (Educación Básica) and are provide by Unidades de Servicios de Apoyo a la Educación Regular (USAERS).

Useful Links

  • The Secretaría de Educación Pública (SEP) oversees education. See a list of federal SEP offices throughout the states of Mexico (website in Spanish)