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Special Education Lesson Ideas

Office of Special Education Intervention Techniques - a place where you can find effective teaching techniques - students studying special education have read and summarized scores of research articles about teaching techniques for exceptional learners

Music Therapy Connection - provides information about music therapy to parents of special needs children

Teaching and More - Lesson plans, bulletin boards, learning centers, and information for parents and educators of Special Education students

The National Parent Network on Disabilities - is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering parents. Located in Washington, DC, NPND has the unique capability to provide its members with the most up-to-date information on the activities of all three branches of government that affeect individuals with disabilities and their families

LD in Depth - LD In Depth offers a vast array of information on topics within the area of learning disabilities.  Here you'll find articles written by the leading experts, research findings reported by top researchers, and the latest new  in the field of learning disabilities.

Special Education Resources and Information - ESubjects is committed to bridging the gap between special and non-special education classrooms. Our materials include technology-rich, comprehensive, standards-based curricula for high school core subjects.

Teaching and More - This site contains lesson plans, bulletin boards, learning centers, and information for parents and educators of Special Education students. 

Special Education Lesson Plans

Gifted Education and Special Education Lesson Plans and Resources

The Schwab Foundation for Learning, is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to "helping kids with learning differences be successful in learning and life."

The National Head Start Disabilities Services Training Center - a project at the Center for Children & Families at Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC), is currently developing a series of five training guides to strengthen the capacity of early childhood programs to reach and serve children with disabilities and their families.

What Teachers Can Do About Learning Disabilities - Compiled using information from the National Center for Learning Disabilities, the Orton Dyslexia Society, and the Learning Disabilities Association of America.

Make It Happen -is an approach that improves middle school education for students with diverse learning abilities. In the Make It Happen! approach, interdisciplinary teams of teachers design and implement inquiry-based I-Search Units and integrate technology into these units in meaningful ways to benefit students. Make It Happen! is the result of 10 years of research, evaluation, and technical assistance at Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) in Newton, Massachusetts.

RESOURCE SITES FOR PARENTS OF SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDREN

BANDAIDS & BLACKBOARDS

Early Intervention Related Links - Compiled by George Jesien, Ph.D.


Educational Resources by Area - US States & Territories This page links you to state specific educational resources including lead educational agencies.

National Parent Information Network (NPIN)

Individualized Education Program (I.E.P.) Several articles on the topic from LD OnLine

Parents Helping Parents - This site has LINCS, a free public service that provides a searchable on-line human services resource directory with a focus on the needs of children; condition & disability files and shareware; and much more. Internet mail and usenet is available. In addition to LINCS, Parents Helping Parents also has links to several Web Sites of interest to parents of children who have disabilities.

Parent News

Federation for Children with Special Needs - is a center for parents and parent organizations to work together on behalf of children with special needs and their families.

The National Parent Network on Disabilities -- (NPND) was established to provide a presence and national voice for parents of children, youth, and adults with special needs. NPND shares information and resources in order to promote and support the power of parents to influence and affect policy issues concerning the needs of people with disabilities and their families.

The Academy for Educational Development (AED), founded in 1961, is an independent, nonprofit service organization committed to addressing human development needs in the United States and throughout the world.

The Alphabet House - Oregon's pilot research based developmental care facility for children will allow our most vulnerable members of society to fully attain their physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual potential while meeting the medical and economic realities of today.

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) - is the nation's largest organization of early childhood professionals and others dedicated to improving the quality of early childhood education programs for children birth through age eight.

Family Education network

Family Village - is a global community that integrates information, resources, and communication opportunities on the Internet for persons with mental retardation and other disabilities, their families, and those that provide them services and supports.

Internet Resources for Special Educators - This page was created for anyone interested or working in the areas of special education or disabilities, including: teachers, paraprofessionals, parents, and researchers

The Institute for Health and Disability

Students with Hearing Loss - A Resource Guide to Support Classroom Teachers, BC Ministry of Special Education

Gifted Education - A Resource Guide for Teachers, BC Ministry of Education

Students With Intellectual Disabilities A Resource Guide for Teachers B.C. Ministry of Special Education

Children with Spina Bifida: A Resource Page for Parents - This page has been created as an interactive site for information sharing between parents who have children with spina bifida.

Sibling Support Project Home Page

Internet Resources for Special Children (IRSC) - Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD & ADHD), Aspergers Syndrome, Autism, Fragile X Syndrome & Pervasive Development Disorder (PDD), Brain Injury (TBI/ABI), Cerebral Palsy (CP), Child Amputees, Child Health Care, Cleft-Affected Children, Developmental Delay, Down Syndrome, Financial Planning, Laws, Rights, Hydrocephalus, Mental Retardation, Muscular Dystrophy & Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), Other Informative Links..., Parenting/Support Resources, Rare Diseases/Disorders/Conditions, Rett Syndrome, Seizure Disorders, Special Education, Tourette Syndrome and Visual & Hearing Impairment

The National Down Syndrome Education and Research Institute - The NDSERI strives to improve the quality of education for children with Down Syndrome through professional development and curriculum materials, public speaking, and research reports.

The ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation - This is an annotated directory of virtually everything on the Internet pertaining to assessment and evaluation.

National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System(NEC*TAS) - This is the home page of the National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System(NEC*TAS), a program of the Frank Porter Graham (FPG) Child Development Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This site has information on a variety of issues about serving children with disabilities from birth through five.

ADD: What Teachers Should Know - information provided by C.H.A.D.D.

Child and Family - (University of Central Florida) Includes WWW sites pertaining to children's health, parenting, and specific health conditions.

DREAMMS for Kids - is a non-profit organization that assists parents and educators of children with special needs in the use, application and funding of assistive technologies. This site also includes links to other disability related sites.

Facts for Families - information from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Dyslexia: The Gift - information for parents and their children about dyslexia, related learning disabilities, articles, associations, and other resources.

TLC Kids Company  - is a teacher owned and operated educational resource center for parents and teachers of children with special needs. TLC Kids Company offers educational materials, consultation services, and a summer camp specifically designed for children with disabilities.

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