http://www.addgroup.org ADD Action Group The ADD Action Group is a non-profit organization that helps people find alternative solutions for attention deficit disorder, learning differences, dyslexia, and autism. This is a great site because it has so much to offer.
http://www.agbell.org Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf Committed to the idea that people who are deaf or hard of hearing should be allowed the opportunity to develop spoken communication through the effective use of amplified residual hearing and speech reading skills. They advocate educational opportunities for deaf children and provide consultant services for families pursuing their legal rights.
http://www.cec.sped.org Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Visit the CEC Web site to learn more about using technology with gifted and disabled students.
http://www.ldteens.org Dyslexic Teens: A site for teens, provides study help, organization tips, and advice for adapting to college.
http://ericeece.org ERIC: Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education - A national information system designed to provide users with ready access to an extensive body of educational-related literature.
http://fape.org Families and Advocates Partnership for Education
www.dssc.org/frc Federal Resource Center for Special Education: The FRCSP supports a nationwide technical assistance network to respond to the needs of students with disabilities, especially students from under-represented populations.
http://www.fcsn.org Federation for Children with Special Needs: This includes links to many other special needs sites and a great deal of relevant information about children with special needs. If you get the message that you must download Microsoft Virtual Machine, you can click cancel to view this site without the download.
www.psocenter.org Post Schools Outcomes Center. States now need to collect and use data on postsecondary education and employment status of youth with disabilities. While some states have such systems in place, others do not and are seeking guidance on how to collect those data, as well as how to analyze, and use them to improve programs and outcomes.
www.nad.org National Association of the Deaf The NAD site contains an Information Center where teachers can find information on deaf people, sign language, legal rights, and more.
http://www.ncld.org National Center for Learning Disabilities: For parents, teachers, students and adults living with a learning disability. Provides information, resources, and referral services.
www.nfb.org National Federation of the Blind The NFB is the largest organization of the blind in America. Links include: Braille literacy, government and community services, legislation, research and technology.
http://www.nichcy.org National Information Center for Children & Youth with Disabilities: Is an information and referral center that provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues. Children and youth with disabilities (birth to age 22) are our special focus.
www.nidcd.nih.gov National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders: NIDCD supports and conducts research regarding the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech, and language.
http://www.ed.gov/pubs/edpubs.html Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services: Has developed a document to provide guidance of IDEA requirements.
www.parentpals.com/gossamer/pages Parent Pals.com: Special Education Go to the Teaching Games and Weekly Tips sections to find an abundance of teaching strategies for students with special learning needs.
http://www.specialolympics.org Special Olympics