Special education means 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. Special education includes each of the following if the services otherwise meet the requirements of the first paragraph: speech-language pathology services, travel training, and vocational education. [34 CFR 300.39(a)]

Special Education Regulations and Procedural Safeguards

State Regulation: Chapter 101/MUSER
http://www.maine.gov/doe/specialed/laws/chapter101.pdf. (PDF,
755KB) Rule chapter that is specific to the education of children with disabilities in Maine Department of Education Regulations, Chapter 101, Maine Unified Special Education Regulation Birth to Age Twenty (MUSER).

Procedural Safeguards
http://www.maine.gov/doe/specialed/laws/proceduralsafeguards/index.html